Job Description

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-centred. 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!
Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.ukStep into Health connects employers in the NHS to people from the Armed Forces community.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 as looking for a dynamic individual with a strong public health focus to join the School Nursing team and work in the Ystradgynlais area. The service is committed to improving the health and well being of the school aged population by providing a proactive, child focused service that can be easily accessed by children, young people and their families.

The caseload will include High Schools and their primary school communities. The successful applicant would be supported by a team of experienced school nurses. Travel expenses will be paid in line with local policy and travel undertaken for the purpose of clinical duties.

The Band 6 post holder will need to have undertaken or be undertaking the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing qualification.

The ability to work autonomously whilst being part of a larger school nursing team is paramount. The post holder will need to have the ability to deal with a varied and challenging caseload aimed at improving outcomes and reducing inequalities. Experience of multi agency, multidisciplinary working across a range of settings is required as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

A sound knowledge of safeguarding issues as well as an innovative approach to health promotion and health protection will be required.

Please see the job description and person specification for more details

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