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Caseload Holder - Deeside DN Team

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Connah's Quay
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A vacancy has arisen for a Band 6 District Nurse Caseload Holder working within the Deeside District Nursing Team.

The Post holder must hold or be in the second year of Community Specialist Practitioner qualification and be a Registered Nurse Practitioner.

The post holder will work jointly with Nurse Case Managers who are based within the District Nursing team.

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

Main duties of the job

The Caseload Holder will manage a defined caseload in line with good practice with responsibility over a 24 hour period.

The post holder will be involved in the complex needs assessment i.e. CHC, Health and Social Care and the provision of Specialist District Nursing Practice.

The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with other agencies for the provision of patient services without direct supervision.

The post holder will be involved and expected to undertake a range of management duties and deputise in the absence of the Team Leader.

The post holder should hold a Specialist Practice Qualification in District Nursing or be working towards it and be a registered Nurse Prescriber.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered first level nurse
  • District Nursing / Certificate, diploma, degree or working towards
  • Nurse prescribing qualification or working towards
  • Evidence of ongoing education and professional development
  • Mentorship and assessment training


Desirable

  • Management qualification e.g. ILM, RCN Leadership


Experience

Essential

  • Community experience as Band 5 or equivalent
  • Experience of working with patients who have acute / complex needs
  • Varied clinical experience and multi disciplinary working


Desirable

  • Link nurse role


Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Analytical skills and ability to interpret clinical signs
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and delegate appropriately the delivery of care
  • Supervise teach and assess registered and non-registered staff
  • Provide mentorship and preceptorship as appropriate.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of the primary health care team and other agencies
  • IT skills
  • Awareness of the changing health agenda, which affects community practice
  • Awareness of current research and its application to practice
  • Knowledge and evidence of application of consent
  • Knowledge of data protection and patient confidentiality
  • Understanding of risk assessment and health and safety issues


Desirable

  • Experience of undertaking audit
  • Recognised qualification within an area of Chronic Conditions Management
  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Recognised qualification within an area of Chronic Conditions Management
  • Awareness of the wider health agenda in which care is provided


Values

Essential

  • Demonstrate ability to care and communicate with warmth and understanding
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to continuous development


Other

Essential

  • Flexible approach to the needs of the service
  • Demonstrate timely travel arrangements between patient's homes, clinics and surgeries


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Connah's Quay Health Centre

Connah's Quay

CH5 4PJ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-NMR676-0724

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