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Community Nurse, Builth Wells and Rhayader

Employer
Powys Teaching Health Board
Location
Builth Wells
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum(pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
The Community Staff Nurse is responsible for the delivery of prescribed nursing care to patients on a day-to-day basis. This would include the holistic assessment of patient care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based care.

The post holder will be autonomous in their clinical practice whileacknowledging their limitations and actively seek advice as necessary.

We are able to support two newly qualified students within our team with a named working mentor, PTHB preceptor ship program and a very supportive team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder's will enhance their skills and professional portfolios working across the two community settings, visiting patients in their own home and facilitating and support nursing care on the Health & Social Care In-reach unit. Any successful applicants will be supported by the clinical lead. Your personal development plan will be tailored to your individual need based on your experience and transferable skills

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, individuals to join the Builth Wells and Rhayader District Nursing Team. We welcome new registrants and experienced staff who share our values, who want to consolidate new skills and learning within a fully supportive and individualized preceptorship program. We need somebody who is caring, sympathetic and able to learn new skills with excellent communications skills and an attitude that ensures the highest standard of care for our patients. We have permanent roles to offer.The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh applicants are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/. There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

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


Desirable

  • Two or more diploma modules relevant to Community nursing
  • District Nursing Diploma/Certificate or working towards
  • Nurse prescriber or working towards


Skills

Essential

  • Experience in a wide range of clinical skills
  • Standard ICT skills
  • Ability to travel across sites in a timely manner


Desirable

  • Palliative care to include syringe driver management
  • Chronic Disease management
  • Wound management
  • Catheterisation - suprapubic, female and male
  • Venepuncture
  • ECG
  • Administration of IM medication
  • Resuscitation level BLS
  • PEG/NG management
  • Leg ulcer doppler/leg assessment/management
  • Bowel management
  • Management of central lines
  • Administer IV therapy
  • Manual handling passport
  • Ability to manage a caseload in the absence of caseload holder
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Speak Welsh


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in a wide range of clinical skills in community nursing


Desirable

  • Community nursing
  • To be aware of the needs of the patients and their relatives/carers and have knowledge of voluntary and statutory services
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of current issues, policies and framework influencing delivery of health care in a community setting
  • Knowledge of care pathways Last days of life, falls and continence
  • Demonstrates and understanding and skills in reflective practice
  • Knowledge and application of consent policy
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and its importance of providing care of a high standard


Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

Builth Wells

Love Lane

Builth Wells

LD2 3DG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

070-NMR116-0724

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