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Sister/Charge Nurse - Acute Response Team
Band 6
Various full and part time hours available
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Hywel Dda University Health Board
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Glangwilli General Hospital/Prince Philip Hospital
Carmarthen / Llanelli
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum (pro rata)
20/08/2018 23:59
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Sister/Charge Nurse Acute Response Team

Band 6

Help transform the lives of others and we'll help transform yours

For further information regarding the vacancy please contact the Appointing Manager, details can be found under the ‘Apply online now’ button

If you are a Qualified Healthcare Professional looking at relocating or thinking of moving to Hywel Dda University Health Board as your next career choice and would like to find out more information, please contact

Tina Coleman - Recruitment Campaign Specialist 01267 266292

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for committed and enthusiastic full time/ part time Junior Sister/Charge Nurse to work as part of the Carmarthenshire Community Nursing Service, based in the Acute Response Team. The Acute Response Team delivers both an Intravenous Antibiotic at home service and also functions as the Out of Hour's Community Nursing service.

The post-holder will be responsible for providing acute nursing interventions to patients within the community setting, thereby reducing the need for hospital admissions. The post offers the opportunity to develop your skills and experience whilst making a difference to patient care.

The post-holder will need to demonstrate that they have good communication skills and it is essential that you possess the skills to work as part of a team. The post holder must have the confidence and personality to work autonomously, which is needed to undertake a lone worker role in the community .You must have the enthusiasm to take on the challenges of a changing, modern day community nursing service.

As a Band 6 Registered Nurse you will gain experience in caseload profiling and management of the Acute Response Team.

Good IT skills and a driving licence as required to drive Health Board vehicles are essential to the role.

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

Interviews will be held on 3rd September 2018.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Craig Jones, Team Leader on 07966 831873 or Linda Jones, Team Leader 07970 830484