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Job summary

Main area
District Nursing
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Job ref
110-NMR195-0422-A
Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
East Integrated Network team Glanrhyd Hospital
Town
Bridgend
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
06/06/2022 23:59

Employer heading

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COVID-19 Vacancy Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

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

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

Job overview

The Community Staff Nurse is responsible for the delivery of prescribed nursing care to patients with the out of hours district nursing team.  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 while acknowledging their limitations and actively seek advice as necessary. 

Main duties of the job

Are you a experienced and ambitious nurse who is looking for an exciting new challenge, 

Community nursing is a challenging and rewarding career, providing care for patients within their own homes and the community setting.  Bridgend locality prides itself in being at the forefront of integrated practice, focusing on what matters to the individuals and communities we serve in all that we do. 

We have an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and ambitious member of staff who is committed to develop excellence therapeutic practice and energy in developing holistic integrated care and support for the patient and those who are important to them. The successful candidate, will be skilled and creative and will work as an integral member of staff within an Integrated Cluster Network Team. The post holder will  work closely with the wider integrated team and also with GPs and surgery staff,  to support individuals to have good quality emotional and physical well-being in their own homes.

The successful candidate will support other multi-disciplinary colleagues with all aspects of therapeutic care which focus on patient independence.   There would be plenty of opportunity for professional development. 

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

Working for our organisation

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. 

Detailed job description and main 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

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Essential criteria
  • Experience in a wide range of clinical skills.
Desirable criteria
  • Competence and confidence in a wide range of clinical skills including palliative care, chronic disease management and wound management.

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Essential criteria
  • Able to work in a multi-disciplinary/multi-agency arena.
Desirable criteria
  • Local knowledge of statutory and voluntary services

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Corporate Health Standard - PlatinumMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Stop Smoking Wales is the NHS Smoking Cessation Service in WalesImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employerCore principlesDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - SilverGold Award for Corporate Health StrategyHyderus o ran anabledd crflogwrPrentisiaethau Apprenticeships

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jason Howells
Job title
Manager
Email address
jason.howells@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01656753770
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