Assistant Practitioner in Hywel Dda University Health Board at Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom

Website Hywel Dda University Health Board

This listing is about Hywel Dda University Health Board in Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 4 Assistant Practitioner (Nursing Support Worker) based in the Llanelli Locality District Nursing Team.

The role will allow you to support the management of a delegated caseload within the Community Nursing Team. The role will provide high quality and complex care management to patients in their own homes, with the guidance and support of an experienced District Nurse Team Leader and community staff nurses.

The post holder will ensure high standards of care are delivered to patients and their families/carers within the home or clinic environment. This includes liaising with staff, patient/carers and other agencies/organisations as required to ensure appropriate delegation of duties and risk management, whilst ensuring effective communication between those involved in the care package.

Llanelli locality community nurses have a wide-ranging nursing skill mix and pride themselves on supporting professional development and improving high standards of community practice in line with current health policy.

We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic, proactive professionals, who are highly motivated and caring.

This is a permanent part time position working 30 hours per week over a 7-day period including weekends and bank holidays. The post holder will need the ability to travel between sites in a timely manner.

As an employer, Hywel Dda University Health Board offers dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development and comprehensive and structured induction programme and training.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. All 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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Company: Hywel Dda University Health Board

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Job Location: Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom

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