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Job summary

Main area
Vascular
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
050-NMR1005-0822
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Town
Bodelwyddan
Salary
£41,659 - £47,473 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
21/08/2022 23:59

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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board logo

Surgical Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Vascular

Band 7

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

This post in Vascular Services is based at Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, North Wales.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our nursing vascular team as part of the vascular network based at Glan Clwyd Hospital in North Wales. Ideally we are seeking a registered advanced clinical practitioner who is experienced in vascular and is willing to work toward developing in leadership and management to lead the Band 7 ACPs and vascular specialist nurses across 3 sites, as a Band 8a. However, if you are a Band 6 or Band 7 registered nurse looking to develop your nursing career by engaging in a development trainee advanced nurse practitioner post or an advanced nurse practitioner who is willing to further develop the pillar of leadership and management, then please consider applying.

 

Main duties of the job

The vascular service across North Wales utilises the hub and spoke model. Ysbyty Glan Clwyd is the hub accepting all patients that require elective and emergency arterial surgery from both the hub and spoke sites. Ysbyty Glan Clwyd has a hybrid theatre to perform interventional procedures such as EVAR for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repairs.  

If you enjoy a challenge and a chance to work alongside a fantastic nursing team with a hub and spoke model then this opportunity awaits you.

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English

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

Person specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse – Part 1,2,12
  • First degree in nursing / equivalent level of training
  • Evidence of masters working via a current portfolio.
  • Relevant Teaching / assessment programme
Desirable criteria
  • Masters degree once practicing as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of key professional issues, and NMC guidelines and codes, relating to professional practice
  • Knowledge of current national guidance and its application in the work place.
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of applying research evidence to clinical practice
  • Dissemination of knowledge and practice through publication and / or conferencing.

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment
  • Previous experience of formal / informal teaching of patients & staff
  • Demonstrates a clear vision of the role and service
  • Ability to initiate, sustain and evaluate change
  • Decision making skills
  • Demonstrates skilled written and verbal communication skills
  • Presentation skills / Keyboard and word processing skills
Desirable criteria
  • Advanced communication skills

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Significant post registration experience
  • Demonstrable related clinical experience (post graduate) in same or related specialty equitable to Degree / Master level working
  • Evidence of ability to work collaboratively
  • Previous experience in developing standards, guidelines and policies
  • Experienced in audit and evaluation
  • Experienced in acting as a clinical supervisor and mentor to others
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of leading nurse-led clinics / services
  • Previous practice development experience
  • Experience in Surgical / Orthopaedic services

Personal Qualities

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates a commitment to multidisciplinary working
  • A team player, flexible approach to work.

Other

Essential criteria
  • Commitment to on-going implementation of the Health Board nursing & midwifery strategy,
  • Demonstrates understanding of relevant national strategy / policy and how this relates to the service
  • Commitment to maintaining own fitness for practice through maintaining a personal profile of practice competencies
  • Understanding of appropriate health and safety legislation
  • Understanding of equal opportunities
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience at representing a service at Health Board / network level.

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Applicant requirements

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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jessica Roper
Job title
Matron
Email address
jessica.roper2@wales.nhs.uk
Additional information

Michelle Hughes - surgical matron

michelle.hughes@wales.nhs.uk 

Sally Morris - vascular implementation advisor 

Sally.morris@wales.nhs.uk