Community Nurse

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Cardiff, UK
08 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises .

The UHB reserves 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.

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

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

Do you aspire to make a real positive contribution to nursing in the community?

Are you a Registered Nurse, or just about to qualify? Do you want an exciting and interesting job with great career potential? We are a team of highly skilled individuals who are committed to the delivery of high quality, progressive and safe care in a variety of settings in the community. We are looking forward to welcoming, supporting and helping you with your future career development.

We have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse who is ambitious and looking for exciting new challenges. 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, wound and palliative care qualifications and training up to and including masters level.

The role of the District Nurse is to deliver highly skilled care to patients in their own home and other community settings The District Nursing Service operates in Locality Teams working closely with GP clusters delivering varied and diverse care including palliative care, coordination of complex continuing health care and wound care to the patients living within this area.

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.

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

Closing date: 28th October 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Loosmore District Team Sister - 07976050219

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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