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District Nurse Caseload Holder

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
Band 6 District Nurse - 37.5 hours

Base: East Integrated Community Network Team. Bridgend

An excellent opportunity is offered for an experienced Community Nurse to apply for the post of Band 6 District Nurse Caseload holder post . The successful applicant will hold responsibility for the care and management of a defined clinical caseload of patients within a very busy District Nursing Team within an Integrated Community Network Team-. There are multiple demands in this exciting role due to the challenging nature of providing care for patients outside of the hospital environment. The post-holder will however find themselves well supported by an inter- disciplinary team , which includes: social work occupational therapy physiotherapy speech and language therapy dietetics and pharmacy.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing support to the Team Leader in the day to day management of multidisciplinary/multi-agency packages of scheduled and unscheduled care for patients with multiple, complex and palliative care needs. Assisting the Team Leader in the requirements of the nursing team by utilising effective management and leadership skills.

Responsible for the delegation of clinical nursing activities to appropriately skilled team members, ensuring that an efficient and effective service is delivered to the practice population.

Responsible for prioritising delegated home visits according to the patients' clinical need and geographical location.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taff Morgannwg serves a wider diversity of individuals and communities, from the seaside resort of Porthcawl, to urban and rural areas in Merthyr and Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Bridgend locality is ideally based for those who are willing to commute to work, on the M4 corridor between Swansea and Cardiff.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Working knowledge of safeguarding procedures


Desirable

  • Leadership skills, ability to implement change in response to local/national developments/ research


Skills

Essential

  • Analytical and judgemental skills to enhance the decision making process to resolve complex issues /situations


Desirable

  • Experience of working within health and social service systems Application Form


English

Essential

  • Has or is working towards DN SPQ
  • Able to effectively use the Civica scheduling tool
  • Illustrates a sound knowledge of effective caseload management
  • Understand role in supporting Band 7
  • Is committed to own and teams CPD


Desirable

  • Full range of pertinent clinical skills
  • Ability to recognise and act accordingly when risk is identified.
  • Understand the role of the MDT and make pertinent referrals.


English

Essential

  • Understanding of the DN interim principles and how these relate to practice


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Pyle Life Centre

Helig Fan

Bridgend

CF33 6BS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-NMR301-0724

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