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Registered Nurse (Schools)

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Blaenavon
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Community nurse, School nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Band 5 Registered Nurse to join our School Nursing Team within the Torfaen borough.

This post is a permanent post, 22.5 hours per week, based at Blaenavon Resource Centre.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our forward thinking and dynamic School Nursing Team.

Our School Nursing service have an ethos of `compassion and innovation` with staff well-being, collaborative working, and positive outcomes for children and young people at the heart of our services.

This role is to support the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse) to meet, `A School Nursing Framework for Wales` and to ensure the delivery of, Healthy Child (Wales) Programme, including the Child Measurement Programme, Vision Screening Programme and school age immunisations schedules within the allocated borough and Gwent wide as required.

You will need to have well developed communication skills, be able to work as part of a team and independently. Partnership working, both with parents and other agencies is highlighted as key to providing high quality services to children

Experience of working with children, or within immunisations / community experience is desirable. It is an advantage if the successful candidate has gained experience within a similar role, however, full training will be given. The successful candidates must be flexible to the needs of the service and able to meet the geographical needs of the role.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse With 1 of the following Qualifications . RNA . RNC . RGN 1 . RSCN . Child Branch


Desirable

  • Evidence of development of professional practice / Specialist Professional Qualification


Experience

Essential

  • Experience at Band 5 level . Proven evidence of development of professional practice at a minimum of Diploma level.


Desirable

  • Interest in Health Promotion. . Experience of working with school age children. . Experience of working within the community. . Experience of working within immunisations


Skills

Essential

  • Mentorship skills. . Basic IT skills. Communicated well on the application form


Desirable

  • Teaching skills. . The ability to speak Welsh


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Blaenavon Resource Centre

Middle Coed Cae Road

Blaenavon

NP4 9AW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR523-0724

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