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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/04/2021.

Community Nutrition Nurse

Job Reference: 040-NMR193-0421

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Community Nutrition
St Cadocs, Caerleon
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Due to the secondment of the current post holder to the Covid Vaccination programme we are looking for a registered general nurse with experience in enteral feeding to join our home enteral feeding team based in the HQ building at St Cadoc’s Hospital.

This may be of interest if you are keen to develop specialist knowledge and skills in Community Adult Enteral Tube feeding and would enjoy working as part of a close knit community team. The secondment for 6 months is to start as soon as possible and could be part time over 3 days or full time over 5 days. The current post holder will support you through a transition period to provide key skills update and hand over. The role will include home visits, in reach to acute settings and MDT working.

As a key member of ABUHB Specialist Community Enteral Feeding Service for Adults responsibilities will include:

  • Specialist Nursing assessment, review and support of all adult patients living with enteral feeding in the community
  • Prevent Hospital admissions by providing timely review, assessment and troubleshooting problems relating to enteral feeding tubes and tube feeding procedures
  • Provide an in reach service when required to support staff education to manage patients admitted to Hospital on the Enteral feeding caseload
  • Nursing assessment of patients considering having enteral feeding tube placement, as part of the MDT pre assessment Gastrostomy placement service
  • Assisting the service development, implementation and monitoring of professional and departmental standards, policies and procedures.
  • Provision of Education and training in enteral feeding and nutrition support practices for all healthcare professionals
  • To assist in collaboration with the enteral feeding team in the development of service policies, procedures and resources.

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

Closing date: 22nd April 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information please contact

Annalisa Owen – 01633 431653

Judith Davies – 01633 431654

Richard Thornton – 01633 431649


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