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Anaesthetic Practitioner Nurse/ODP

Job Description

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to lead an anaesthetic team working in a fast-paced elective theatre department, at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly.
The hospital is situated in the picturesque Welsh valleys, surrounded by countryside with the town of Ystrad Mynach and a train station within walking distance. There is a bus service to the hospital and adequate parking on site. A short journey also takes you into the affluent shopping centre in Caerphilly and approximately 30 minutes from Cardiff.

Applicants should have good leadership skills, be assertive and passionate about the development of staff and the service we afford our patients. Experience in managing staff is essential. A post registration management course will be very desirable.

Clinical skills required include a variety of surgical procedures in specialities such as:
• Orthopaedics
• General Surgery
• Laparascopic
• Gynaecology

Support may also be required at larger sites working the health board in a wider variety of specialities.
We operate using regular day shifts with no shift work, bank holidays or on calls with the requirement to work occasional weekends. We are looking for skilled people that have a commitment to team working. Our practitioners are encouraged to participate in training and development and are part of exciting courses such as ILS, simulations and CICO will be part of your induction.
With our newly appointed practice educator we pride ourselves on investment in staff, not only in terms of CPD but also staff wellbeing.

Our Trust is facing a bright and exciting future with the major expansion of service so come and be part of the team at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr theatres.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 27th October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Neil Thomas on  ( Phone number removed ) 

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.

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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