Assistant Practitioner in Hywel Dda University Health Board at Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom

Website Hywel Dda University Health Board

This listing is about Hywel Dda University Health Board in Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated and innovative Assistant Practitioner to join the team on Merlin Ward, Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen.

The successful candidate will need to have a keen interest in surgical nursing in particular Ear Nose and Throat care and be committed to deliver high standards of patient care. If appointed, you can look forward to working in a professional environment with a team that is passionate about delivering outstanding care to patients and their families.

The Ward has a positive team spirit, recognising achievements and celebrating success. We strive to support patients, families and our staff team. We will provide a supportive environment and mentorship. Team working and excellent communication skills are integral parts of the role.

Merlin Ward is a busy surgical ward specialising in ENT, including the managing of complex associated conditions, providing safe, high quality evidence based care.

We will offer the successful candidate:

  • A learning environment for on and going professional development in a friendly and supportive team;
  • A structure competency framework and training;
  • Development of appropriate clinical skills.

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

Interviews will be held on 15 February 2022.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Hywel Dda University Health Board operates a bilingual policy. 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.

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Company: Hywel Dda University Health Board

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Job Location: Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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