Advance Nurse Practitioner
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.
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.
We are appointing an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join a forward-thinking, stable and innovative team within the community hospitals. Where the team take genuine pride in making work stimulating, challenging and rewarding.
The role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner is to undertake a senior clinical position as a highly specialised and autonomous practitioner. The post holder will undertake assessment and treatment of patients within the Community Hospitals who may present with complex and/or chronic illnesses; to determine a clinical diagnosis, treatment and appropriate discharge as indicated as well as maintaining patient records.
To facilitate the development of clinical practice and take a lead role in the clinical assessment of patients who have a complex and undetermined presentation. They will work alongside Medical and Nursing colleagues to maintain patients in a Community Hospital setting and to facilitate Nurse Led discharge to Community Hospitals.
The teams within the Community Hospital support the acute service, which allows for discharge planning. We work closely with other organisation and are continuously looking to develop innovative, integrated and comprehensive healthcare services that support our patients.
The post holder will be a strong visible clinical leader, enhancing the nurses’ skills and knowledge. They would focus on the management and development of the Nurse Practitioner Service within Community Hospitals.
To contribute to meeting the identified Key Performance Indicators within the time frames identified. The Advanced Nurse Practitioner will assist the Head of Nursing and Senior Nurse Management team in the planning, developing and delivery of the service and will initiate and implement change effectively in response to clinical or organisational demands.
This is a team connected with its Advanced Nurse Practitioners; there are regular appraisals designed to understand what you want from your career, whether it is pursuing areas of clinical interest, management and leadership training or a focus on helping others learn. Be appreciated and benefit from an environment with listening ears and open minds.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing Date: 28th October 2020
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Welsh language skills are desirable
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