Community Nurse Learning Disabilities in Hywel Dda University Health Board at Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom

Website Hywel Dda University Health Board

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

About the job

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified enthusiastic and motivated nurse to join our Community Team for People with a Learning Disability (CTLD) in Hywel Dda University Health Board, based in the Carmarthen area.

You will be expected to work proactively and creatively as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality, evidence based nursing care to adults and young people with a learning disability in partnership with them and their families/carers. You will have the opportunity to work closely with other colleagues in the multi-disciplinary team, and will provide specialist advice, support and training to colleagues, families and carers in addition to the people on your caseload.

You will also be supported to develop your own clinical competency profile and to develop skills in specialist areas of practice.

Successful applicants will have postgraduate experience of working as a Registered Learning Disability Nurse within a healthcare setting, and have a broad knowledge of clinical specialities. We offer regular supervision, professional development and access to peer nursing support.

We would expect any interested candidates to be up to date with current policy/legislation and demonstrate an ability to improve service delivery by promoting change in health related projects.

You will have current NMC Registration with evidence of Continuing Professional Development.

Successful applicants will be based in Carmarthen, with some remote/home working and will be expected to travel between settings to visit clients in their preferred place of care.

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

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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To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

Company: Hywel Dda University Health Board

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Job Location: Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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