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Staff Nurse

Job Description

Help transform the lives of others and we'll help transform yours

Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) reserve 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.

This is a fixed term post for 6 months due to funding.

If you are an HD Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

You can help make a difference to the lives of children and young people in Pembrokeshire - we can help transform your career.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has an exciting opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious Children’s Nurses to join our Acute Paediatric Nursing Service. We are looking for a band 5 staff nurse to join the team at Withybush Hospital. Located in Haverfordwest, in the heart of the Pembrokeshire coast national park, the 12 bedded Paediatric Ambulatory Care unit (PACU) has been set up to provide rapid assessment and treatment of children and young people from 0-18yrs in a dedicated paediatric area.

We are committed to the provision of high quality evidence based practice to meet the needs of children, young people and parents while ensuring we provide family centred care as close to home as possible. The work is varied and offers opportunities to develop a broad range of specialised skills working within multi-disciplinary and multi-agency partnerships. We provide an excellent service to meet the needs of children and families which incorporates both the rapid assessment and stabilisation of all general paediatric emergency admissions ( 8 beds ) plus medical and surgical /orthopaedic day cases (4 beds). We work closely with the A&E department and also run speciality clinic’s (Diabetes, Cardiology, Rheumatology, ultrasound and Allergy etc) for visiting consultants and other Allied Health Professionals.

We offer good opportunities to accumulate paediatric nursing skills within a friendly, supportive and encouraging team. A caring attitude is essential with good written and oral skills. You must be able to manage your time effectively. Hywel Dda has a paediatric preceptorship programme for NQN’s and supports all staff in their life long learning.

Applicants need to be RSCN/Child Branch trained with relevant NMC registration.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role

For further details / informal visits contact:
Sian Perry
 ( Phone number removed ) 

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy / Mae Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda yn gweithredu polisi dwyieithog.

‘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’.

‘Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg’.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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