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Senior Nurse, Acute Paediatrics, PCH

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Merthry Tydfil
Salary
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board are looking for a Dynamic and Compassionate Senior Nurse Band 8a to lead our Acute Children & Young Peoples Services in Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr.

The post holder will work within the Children & Families Care Group and is expected to work with autonomy to provide highly specialised professional advice to staff and colleagues for both Childrens wards and the Childrens Outpatient department in Prince Charles Hospital to ensure high standards of direct care delivery. This includes interpreting and implementing national policy and supporting systems for professional revalidation and performance management of ward managers that are accountable for quality and safe care.

The post holder will work collaboratively with other Senior Nurses within the Care Group and adopt a visible and accessible approach for the children/young people, their families/carers and staff. They will be expected to lead by example, empower staff in their personal and professional development, modernize care delivery whilst upholding Cwm Taf Morgannwg's values and behaviours.

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 post holder is expected to work with autonomy to provide highly specialised professional advice to colleagues to ensure high standards of direct care delivery. This includes interpreting and implementing national policy and supporting systems for professional revalidation and performance management of ward managers that are accountable for quality, safe care.

About us

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current NMC registration - Child Field


Desirable

  • Research Module


Knowledge

Essential

  • Specialist knowledge across the range of work procedures and practices underpinned by theoretical knowledge and relevant practical experiences


Desirable

  • An understanding of resource management implications.


Experience

Essential

  • Significant relevant clinical experience at Band 7 or equivalent or above.


Desirable

  • Experience working within health and social service systems, both at local and strategic levels.


Aptitude and Attitude

Essential

  • Demonstrate effective communication skills - verbal and written (report writing).


Desirable

  • Developing business cases.


Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Prince Charles Hospital

Gurnos

Merthry Tydfil

CF47 9DT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

110-NMR286-0624-B

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