District Nurse Single Point of Access
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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic Band 6 District Nurse to join our Regional Single Point of Access Service.
We have a 22.5 hour position, hours to be worked over a variety of shift patterns.
The post holder will triage urgent, non-urgent and timed visits and will use professional judgment to determine appropriate nursing care, initiating and co-ordinating input from other services as required.
The post holder will be a motivated, reflexive practitioner and will be a key member of the District Nursing Team, working closely with the District Nursing Team in the provision of high quality, holistic care at the point of referral.
Applicants must hold the Diploma or BSc in Community Health studies or equivalent, be a nurse prescriber and have a commitment to continuous professional development.
Main duties of the job
The successful applicant must have a flexible approach to the needs of the service and be motivated and enthusiastic in order to embrace the changes required to improve patient outcomes and service delivery.
The successful applicant will possess well developed leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate individuals and the team.
You will need to be an excellent communicator with sound clinical skills and the drive and determination to contribute to the delivery of high quality nursing care and outcomes.
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
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.
- SPQ DN
- Nurse Prescriber
- Community / District Nursing Experience
- Caseload Management Experience
- Good IT skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- The ability to speak Welsh
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
Further details / informal visits contact
- Katie Jones
- Job title
- Interim Lead District Nurse
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01639 684480
- Additional information
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