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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/03/2021.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 100-NMR089-0221

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work on an older adult assessment unit based in Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli on either a full time or part time basis. The ward takes admissions of adults with a range of needs including functional illnesses and behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia from the Carmarthenshire and wider Hywel Dda University Health Board area.

We are looking for an experienced Staff Nurse who is committed towards helping to improve and deliver the highest standards of person centred assessment and care to older adults on a 15 bedded unit. You will be working within an multi-disciplinary team which consists of Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare Support Workers, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and Pharmacists, using a collaborative approach to solve and manage problems for the people in our care.

The ward is an excellent learning environment for all grades and professions and all staff are encouraged to develop to their maximum potential, with a wide range of formal training available both from the Health Board and The local University setting, and also from our ward based development programme. The ward actively utilises Dementia Care Mapping to inform care planning and improve service delivery for its' patients.

The successful applicants must have an interest working with older adults, possess excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop in the staff nurse role and as a member of the team.

In return the successful applicants will have the opportunity to join a great team working in a rewarding environment with the opportunity to further develop their skills through training, support and regular supervision.

If you think you have the right skills, qualities and values to make the most of this post then we would like you to hear from you.

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

Interviews to be held on 16th of March 2021.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Richard Williams

Ward Manager - Bryngolau Ward

01554 779368

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.

‘All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English’.

‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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