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District Nurse Team Leader

Job Reference: 070-NMR004-0119

Powys Teaching Health Board
Community Nursing
The Surgery, Salop Road, Welshpool, , Welshpool
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum

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-centered. 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!

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 (PTHB) is a highly successful organisation with a budget in excess of £281 million to deliver healthcare services to the people of Powys. 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 and Community Hospitals and Clinics. Our vision is to deliver ‘truly integrated care centered on the needs of the individual’

Our overall purpose is the delivery of safe, effective and dignified care, with nurses and midwives recognising 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.

Our Nursing & Midwifery Strategy (2015-18) has 6 key themes:

Caring with humanity, dignity, kindness and compassion;
Providing safe, effective, harm-free care;
Listening to patients and carers and improving the way we work, securing a reputation for excellence;
Developing confident, ambitious, inspirational leaders;
Working with partners for the benefit of patients and the population;
A questioning, analytical, empowered Nursing and Midwifery workforce.

If our purpose and themes resonate with you as a professional, and you would like the opportunity to join our District Nursing and wider integrated team in Ystradgynlais, then we want to hear from you. As a team leader you will lead a team of registered nurses and health care support workers to deliver a clinically effective and high quality district nursing service. You will be responsible for the proactive case management of a wide range of patients mainly of whom will have chronic conditions with complex needs. An understanding of community services and the ability to liaise with a wide range of different agencies, whilst adhering to tight time scales and working under pressure are key attributes for this post.

We are looking for a kind, caring, compassionate Registered Nurse with a post registration district nursing qualification and a passion for delivering high standards of community care.


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


Closing Date: 24th January 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lesley Sanders
Tel: 01686 414202

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).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with current Data Protection Legislation especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation defining confidentiality is observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Health Board to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Please note that the inbox is not monitored. If you have any queries please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 02920 905353.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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