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Job summary

Main area
Medicine
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (12.5 hrs days)
Job ref
130-NMR412-0922
Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Morriston Hospital
Town
Swansea
Salary
£41,659 - £54,619 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
09/10/2022 23:59

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Swansea Bay University Health Board logo

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Band 8a

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    


Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.


Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


 

Job overview

The post holder is identified as a clinical expert and is required to have a high clinical profile ensuring the provision of effective and efficient care. At this level the post holder is expected to work as a highly skilled senior practitioner and to have expert knowledge.

The primary focus of the role is to work as an advanced, autonomous practitioner providing patient-centred clinical care, encompassing the skills of assessment, examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients. The post is intended to provide improved outcomes for patients by improving timeliness and consistency of care.

The post holder will be expected to exercise a high degree of personal professional autonomy and make critical judgments to satisfy the expectations and demands of the role.  

The post holder will be expected to act as a practice leader, managing their own workload and work across professional, organisational, agency and system boundaries to improve services and develop practice. They will participate in networks, locally, regionally and nationally. The post holder will assess and manage risk and proactively challenge others about risk.

Banding will be based on experience and qualifications assessed through application and interview.

Main duties of the job

Provide a personalised management plan for our older adults within Swansea Bay.

Your assessments will be part of the MDT Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.

Working closely with WAST, the Emergency department and Community teams.

Take part in Service redesign and clinical audit.

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

 

Working for our organisation

We believe staff are our best asset and we want 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 or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and 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 that our 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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder is identified as a clinical expert and is required to have a high clinical profile ensuring the provision of effective and efficient care. At this level the post holder is expected to work as a highly skilled senior practitioner and to have expert knowledge.

The primary focus of the role is to work as an advanced, autonomous practitioner providing patient-centred clinical care, encompassing the skills of assessment, examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients. The post is intended to provide improved outcomes for patients by improving timeliness and consistency of care.

The post holder will be expected to exercise a high degree of personal professional autonomy and make critical judgments to satisfy the expectations and demands of the role.  The post holder will be guided by health, organisational or broad occupational policies, but in most situations the post holder will need to establish the way in which these should be interpreted and advise relevant stakeholders accordingly.   He/she will be expected work at an advanced clinical level within their level of competence and to work flexibly as part of the team. 

The post holder will be expected to act as a practice leader, managing their own workload and work across professional, organisational, agency and system boundaries to improve services and develop practice. They will participate in networks, locally, regionally and nationally. The post holder will assess and manage risk and proactively challenge others about risk.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner or working towards
Desirable criteria
  • Independent/Supplementary Prescriber or working towards

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience in working in acute medicine
Desirable criteria
  • Welsh speaker

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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
Claire Morris
Job title
Deputy Head of Nursing
Email address
claire.morris3@wales.nhs.uk
Additional information

For an informal visit please contact:-

Cath Beynon Howells

Catherine.Beynon-Howells@wales.nhs.uk

Extension 23788

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