Community Staff Nurse/District Nurse, Newtown

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

This is a fixed term post until March 2021 (then reducing to 24.5hours until September 202], due to maternity cover.

If you are an Powys Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

Part time 33.5 hours per week until March 2021, then reducing to 24.5 hours until September 2021

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 North 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 North Powys.

The post holder’s will enhance their skills and professional portfolios working across the two 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.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameMichelle MitchellJob titleDN Team LeaderEmail addressmichelle.mitchell1@wales.nhs.ukTelephone numberAdditional contact information

Michelle Mitchell, DN Team Leader

Reference: 40914761

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