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Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

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 exciting & challenging opportunity has arisen to join our well-established and committed hospital palliative care team. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate an ability to work as an effective member of the team. The post-holder will contribute to the service development of palliative care within the Health Board and will be required to participate in any strategic developments and education of students, qualified staff and other healthcare professionals.

He/she will also provide advice on symptom control, specialist support and information to patients and their carers and other healthcare professionals in the acute setting and ensure continuity of care between the hospital and the community.The individual will be expected to participate in a rolling rotation programme with Velindre Cancer Centre. We are seeking a first level nurse with four years post registration experience with sufficient palliative care experience, who will be qualified to degree level and commited to completion of Masters level degree.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 26th October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Joanne Evans Palliative Care Team Leader NH
 ( Phone number removed ) 
Suzanne Lloyd Roberts Palliative Care Team Leader YYF
 ( 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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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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