Registered Nurse

Powys Teaching Health Board
12 Nov 2019
16 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work. It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centered. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!

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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Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the people of Powys. As a rural health board with around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to be proud of. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board in its wonderful beautiful county is something that interests you, we may have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are looking for motivated Registered General Nurses to join our team on the Graham Davies Ward in Llanidloes hospital. Llanidloes is a vibrant community and the hospital takes pride in forging strong links with that community in order to better serve it . We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse with a strong caring ethos and nursing skills to work as part of our team to deliver the highest standard of care for our patients. We have permanent roles to offer on a full and part time basis. The ability to work flexible hours including weekends, nights and bank holidays is essential for these posts.

The Graham Davies ward is a GP led unit, specialising in rehabilitation, care of the older person and we have a purpose built Palliative Care suite integral to the ward. We accept patients from the surrounding acute hospitals for ongoing rehabilitation and complex discharge planning. We provide high quality, evidence based care with the ultimate aim of discharging our patients back to their home environment wherever possible.

You will be a valued member of the MDT, linking closely with our community Virtual Ward, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech therapists. You will have the opportunity to contribute within a multi disciplinary team meeting and goal setting discussions.

The structure of the hospital enables its staff to develop their skills across the ward and community setting including district nursing and outpatients, which helps nurses prepare for the next steps in their career.

Our Nursing & Midwifery Strategy has 6 key themes:
1. Caring with humanity, dignity, kindness and compassion;
2. Providing safe, effective, harm-free care;
3. Listening to patients and carers and improving the way we work, securing a reputation for excellence;
4. Developing confident, ambitious, inspirational leaders;
5. Working with partners for the benefit of patients and the population;
6. A questioning, analytical, empowered Nursing and Midwifery workforce.

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

To find out more about working for Powys Teaching Health Board please visit our Web site 'working for us' page, where you will find staff testimonials, benefits, information about the health board and our values framework.

Where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

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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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