Job overview

Are you looking for a new challenge? Interested in women’s health?

If so, the Gynae Care Suite Withybush would like to hear from you.

Due to staff development an exciting opportunity has become available in the Gynae Care Suite for a forward-thinking part-time Staff Nurse in Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest.

Clinics consists of nurse led clinics including pessary and pregnancy advisory services.

Additional clinics such as hysteroscopy, rapid access, post-menopausal and early pregnancy clinics.

The applicant will be fully supported and trained and must be keen to learn new skills. We are a friendly team and will welcome the new applicant into the role.

Main duties of the job

The Gynae care suite has a range of nurse led and outpatient procedures.

The post holder will have ongoing responsibility for the delivery of care to women in the Gynae Care Suite and will contribute to the smooth running of the unit.

With experience, the post holder will be expected to undertake nurse led pessary clinics and may be expected to take charge of the unit in the absence of the Unit Manager. 

The post holder will prepare for and assist in the performance of all gynaecological procedures, diagnostics and therapeutics. These procedures are specialised and an eye for detail and observation is called for.

A willingness to learn and promote women’s health is essential. Self development is encouraged and supported within the unit.

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

Interviews to be held on 27/06/2022.

Working for our organisation

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;

48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

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.

Person specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential criteria

  • Level 1 Registered Nurse
  • Current NMC Registration
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Statutory and mandatory training
  • Awareness of Health Board Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
  • Able to relate theory to practice
  • Maintain their personal and organisational professional development
  • Basic Life Support
  • Willingness to develop skills and further knowledge base
  • Understanding and promotion of patients advocacy
  • Understanding of accountability
  • Up to date on current nursing issues
  • Degree in Nursing
  • Desirable criteria

  • Teaching Qualification
  • Counselling qualification
  • Phlebotomy and cannulation skills
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Flexible approach to working hours and ability to adapt to staff and women’s needs
  • Desirable criteria

  • Relevant experience within speciality
  • Able to demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant speciality
  • Language Skills

    Desirable criteria

  • Welsh speaker Level 1
  • 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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