WHO WE ARE:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 14,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.
Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.
We are a teaching Health Board with close links to the university sector, together we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals, while working on research that will unlock the cures for today’s illnesses.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital has something for everyone. At its heart sits Cardiff Castle with 2000 years of history. Nearby stands the Principality Stadium, home of the Welsh Rugby Union and host to International sporting events. Cardiff also boasts a variety of theatres and live music venues. Furthermore, there’s Cardiff Bay with a range of new apartments, bars and restaurants.
The Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline, including the famed Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Cowbridge, Penarth and Llantwit Major are some of the charming neighbouring towns.
Those seeking more culture may find themselves drawn to the National Museum, St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life or the Millennium Centre, home of the Welsh National Opera.
Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
Do you aspire to make a real positive contribution to nursing in the community?
Are you a Registered Nurse?
Do you want an exciting and interesting job with great career potential?
Main duties of the job
The Community Nursing Service in North West Cardiff Locality is currently offering a career opportunity for a qualified nurse within Primary Community Intermediate Care (PCIC) Clinical Board. We are looking to recruit to the Whitchurch District Nurse Team.
If you are keen to enhance your personal and professional development whilst making a real difference to patients, we would love to hear from you.
There are extensive learning and development opportunities for all nurses within the service, including specialist community nursing qualifications, advanced practitioner, wound and palliative care qualifications, with training up to and including Masters Level.
As a service we work closely with other community services and our colleagues in University Hospital of Wales, University Hospital Llandough and Locality based community hospitals, the local authority and voluntary sector, to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care including the development of new and integrated working models which offers opportunities for diverse and innovative new roles.
We are looking forward to welcoming, supporting and helping you with your future career development.
We encourage interested candidates to contact us to discuss the current options available and to arrange an informal visit.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Working for our organisation
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.
- Current registration with the NMC
- Good basic level of English language demonstrated through effective written and verbal communication skills
- Previous community experience
- Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
- Understanding of professional nursing issues
- Depending on previous experience the candidate may be expected to supervise junior staff
- Awareness of the structure and organisation of the wider NHS
- Good interpersonal skills
- Teaching skills
- A willingness to participate in continuing professional development
- IT skills
- Awareness of audit & research
- Analytical skills
- Welsh speaker
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Welsh language skills are desirable
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Juliet Sharpless
- Job title
- Team Leader Whitchurch
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 07912 471579
- Additional information
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