Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.
We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.
For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our http://joincwmtaf.wales page.
We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join the Directorate’s specialist palliative care team.
We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic committed nurse to undertake this specialist role in the management of patient’s requiring cancer/palliative care within Cwm Taf UHB.
We are looking for an experienced nurse who has significant post registration experience inclusive of relevant experience in the provision of cancer/palliative care in the community, with the appropriate professional development.
Working within the multidisciplinary palliative care team the Macmillan Nurse provides expert advice and care to patients in the community setting. You will be expected to work closely with primary health care teams and other care agencies. A community nursing qualification would be advantageous.
You will need to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of this specialty together with a commitment to high standards of patient care and support. If you have excellent communication and counselling skills combined with the ability to work as a role model influencing those around you we would like to hear from you. We will offer a comprehensive induction programme and continued professional and personal development through appraisal and ongoing training and education.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a patient caseload of patients with palliative care needs in collaboration with the wider multi-disciplinary palliative care team. Participating in education programme, audit and providing a leadership role regarding the specialty. You will need to be enthusiastic about the specialty and able to meet the travel requirements of the post in a timely manner.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.
Closing date: 26th April 2018
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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