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Paediatric Specialist Nurse- Epilepsy

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time and Part time hours available
Job ref
Royal gwent Hospital
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum
04/06/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



The children's services at ABUHB are commited to providing excellent care to our children,young people and their families.

Our service is currently provided across a wide range of community settings as well as two District General Hospitals.  We are looking forward to moving to our brand new critical care centre, The Grange University Hospital, based in Llanfrecfa near Cwmbran in the near future, offering a state of the art environment for both patients and staff.

The successful candidate will be working within a wellestablished team of epilepsy specialist nurses who are committed to enhacing and developing their service. They will be required to have some experience of working with children with complex needs. They will work collaboratively with other health care providers, education establishments and social care partners to ensure cohesive care for patients and their families particularly supporting the young people with transition to adult services.

Working alongside a consultant lead they will also be able to work autonomously, managing their own workload.

As a memeber of a multidisciplinary team they will demonstrate a level of expertise within the specialist service, providing specialist advice, education and support to healthcare professionals, schools and voluntary organisations as well as parents/carers. Thery will have a key role in the management of these children in the community or referring hospital.

They will be actively engaged with clinical audit and  research within the specialist area.

This job would be suitable for an existing Clinical Nurse Specialist in Epilepsy or related area or equally for an experienced childrens nurse ready for advancement into a clinical specialist role.  Full training and support package  will be provided.

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

Closing date: 4th June 2020

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Applicant requirements

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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Susan Dinsdale

Assistant Divisional Nurse

Family and Therapies

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Block 9 Management Centre

Royal Gwent Hospital


01633 238774