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-centred. 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!
Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.uk
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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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We are looking for a motivated nurse who possesses commitment to team working and innovative delivery of excellent standards of care with a desire for on-going professional development.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is seeking to broaden their range of skills and knowledge in caring for people in their own environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will participate in the delivery of skilled autonomous nursing care to patients on the ward; including care at the end of life, wound management, supporting individuals with long-term health conditions and as appropriate, assisting the patient to develop self-management skills.
Welshpool Community Hospital is also part of the Virtual Ward service which aims to prevent un-necessary admission to hospital and facilitate early discharge home.
The applicant must be someone with a strong commitment to working in an integrated manner on the ward and supporting multi-disciplinary team development. You must also demonstrate a commitment to national quality standards; evidence based practice and integrated working within a community setting and across community teams.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
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.
Welsh language skills are desirable
Claire Robbins, Senior Sister Welshpool