Epilepsy Specialist Nurse

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Learning Disability
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Applicants are encouraged to view the job description and make contact with the service. Applicants must be a registered nurse with specialist qualifications in the care of people with learning disability.

The Learning Disability Division is part of a wider Service Group that works closely with Mental Health colleagues. Our specialist services extend across 3 health board areas.

Our specialist epilepsy services are provided across the whole of this footprint which includes in to Cardiff and Vale, Cwm Taf Morgannwg and Swansea Bay University Health Board areas.

Main duties of the job

This is an ideal opportunity for an RNLD to develop specialist skills in the care of people with a Learning Disability and Epilepsy.

The successful candidate will work as part of our specialist epilepsy services providing expert care to people with the most complex needs.

You will work with service users, their family and support systems to help reduce risk and the impact of their diagnosis. The post requires excellent communication skills and an ability to educate others.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description Job responsibilities

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

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 English Essential
  • Substantial post registration (RNLD) experience
  • Previous band 6 Experience
  • Evidence of working with those with complex health needs
  • Evidence of passing on of knowledge and skills to others
  • Evidence of development of specialist interest in Epilepsy
English Desirable
  • Evidence of post basic study in the care of people with epilepsy


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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