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Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT UNTIL 31/8/25 DUE TO MATERNITY COVER.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fixed term post within the Diabetes Team at Hywel Dda University Health Board as a clinical nurse specialist in Paediatric Diabetes.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced paediatric nurse to work within a dynamic and forward thinking team. The applicant will be instrumental in ensuring the delivery of the highest possible standards of care and safety.

The role will require the applicant to be flexible, supporting CYP and their families as both an inpatient and an outpatient. The post offers an opportunity to work across secondary care, community, education and social care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have continuing responsibility for a defined caseload, setting standards of care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care.

Working autonomously and in association with, and in support of other colleagues and members of the multidisciplinary team and with other agencies where appropriate.

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

Interviews will be held on 22.7.24

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential

  • On part 8 or 15 of the NMC Register
  • Possession of a relevant degree
  • Evidence of ongoing dynamic continuing professional development within the speciality to postgraduate diploma level


Desirable

  • Evidence of participation in Paediatric Diabetes Study


Experience

Essential

  • Thorough speciality knowledge
  • Understanding of professional and current issues in children's nursing
  • Understanding of audit and research methodologies Clinical Governance
  • Post registration experience at Band 6 level of competency
  • Previous experience of research and audit


Language Skills

Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Glangwili General Hospital

Carmarthen

SA31 2AF

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-NMR277-0724

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