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General medical/rehabilitation
Band 5
Various Full and Part Time Hours Available
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Powys Teaching Health Board
Employer type
Llandrindod Wells Hospital
Llandrindod Wells
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
28/07/2019 23:59
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Staff Nurse

Band 5

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.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, forward thinking and patient-centred individuals to join our excellent nursing team in Llandrindod Wells Hospital. We are looking for nurses that are able to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team, are caring and kind and who wish to develop their clinical and leadership skills. You will be expected to work as an autonomous practitioner with the support of the ward manager and senior nursing and therapies staff. We have permanent roles to offer on a full time and part time basis.

Claerwen Ward is an active 21 bed general medical and rehabilitation ward. We are a motivated team that provide the highest level of nursing care to patients from across Powys. The provision of care can include palliative care, rehabilitation, management of acute illness and day case management such as blood transfusions. We aim to provide pro-active discharge planning in order to aid patient flow from the community setting and District General Hospital transfers.

We are a forward thinking and innovative health board and as a result we have won awards for innovation. The highest priority for our Health Board is to continue to improve the quality of care we provide for our patients. You will find Powys offers everything you need for true fulfilment, both professionally and personally.

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.

Applications from newly qualified staff or staff awaiting registration welcomed.

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



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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

Sister Marie Berriman

Ward manager
Tel: 01597 828 732/731