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Frailty & Chronic Conditions Nurse NHS Jobs
Location: tbc, Taff Ely, CF47 9DT
Permanent

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 2 YEARS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.
BAND 7 – FRAILTY & CHRONIC CONDITIONS NURSE – PRIMARY CARE CLUSTER
An exciting opportunity has arisen in Taff Ely to support the 7 GP practices in the Cluster to provide holistic care for their elderly, frail patients at their home. This role will work closely with the GP practices and also the new Community Health & Wellbeing Team to provide community support for those with complex health and social care needs. This is an exciting nursing role, which will act as a dedicated link for housebound and care home patients.
The successful applicant will be required to work across the GP practices and Taff Ely community.
We would welcome an application from you if you:-
Have a genuine interest in improving the quality of care provided to our older population.
Are forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated and organised
Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, be approachable, dynamic, forward thinking and have a flexible approach to work.
The role will:-
provide pro-active and holistic nurse-led care in patients homes whilst taking account the complexities, sensitive situations and patient/family concerns and wishes.
at times need to work closely with the Cluster Community Health & Wellbeing team, where identified, to support individual health and social needs and ensure plans for improved outcomes are being addressed.
provide high quality care and advice to patients as well as take decisions to signpost and refer individuals into appropriate service support.
support practices to deliver continuity and enhanced aspects of clinical care in patients homes, this will include those living in care homes.
support the cluster to produce evidence that can be used to inform future service design and commissioning of services. This will include using outcome measures, compiling reports and presenting findings.
If successful you will be a vital part of the project and will demonstrate effective clinical leadership that will contribute to the delivery of and improved support for frail elderly patients at their home.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing Date: 06/01/2021
For further details / informal visits contact:
Name: Janet Kelland
Job title: Cluster Development Manager
Email address: janet.kelland@wales.nhs.uk


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