Community Nurse, Llandrindod & Rhayader

Organization: Powys Teaching Health Board

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Wells,United kingdom


Job description

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work. It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you. Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you! Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712557 or e-mail Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.uk Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form. Powys Teaching Health Board‘s vision of providing truly integrated care, centered on the individual as close to home as possible. The nursing workforce is an integral part of the Powys Heath and Care Strategy to provide the best possible health, wellbeing and care services for the people living in Powys working with the public, partners and stakeholder to do this as locally as possible. We are a rural Health Board with 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of Wales. With no District General Hospital we provide as many services as possible locally through GP provision, Community Services, Community Hospitals and Clinics. Community nursing in Mid Powys provides community and in reach services working in partnership with Reablement, Physios, Occupational Therapists and Social Care staff to provide a flexible approach to meet the health and social care needs of the community. We are looking for Registered Nurses who would thrive in a truly community based service for Mid Powys. The post holder’s will enhance their skills and professional portfolios working across the community settings and will be supported by the clinical lead. Your personal development plan will be tailored to your individual need based on your experience and transferable skills We welcome new registrants who want to consolidate new skills and learning within a fully supportive and individualized preceptorship program. We welcome experienced staff who share our values and will bring their previous experience and knowledge to enhance the care we deliver gaining new skills delivered in the community setting Our overall purpose is the delivery of safe, effective and dignified care, with nurses who recognise their personal responsibility and accountability for the delivery of evidenced based care through competence in decision making and the effective management of risk, to ensure the best outcomes for patients and clients The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply. Closing date: 30/04/2020 For further details / informal visits contact: Jessie Bergstrom District Nurse Team leader 01597 828765 To find out more about working for Powys Teaching Health Board please visit our Web site 'working for us' page, where you will find staff testimonials, benefits, information about the health board and our values framework. Where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable). 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