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A6 North - Trauma and Orthopaedic Directorate
Band 5
Various hours available
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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A6 North, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park Way
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
02/04/2020 23:59

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Registered Nurse - A6 North

Band 5



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


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


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


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


We have positions in surgery including the Trauma and Orthopaedic Directorate, which is a challenging but rewarding environment to work within. The continual development of services within the Directorate, as well as new ways of working is our priority in achieving the goal of becoming a centre of excellence.

A6 North is a 19 bedded unit that cares for Spinal injured patients from across Wales. We are looking for 3 highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses to join our team. If Spinal Injuries is an area you are interested in and you are seeking new challenges we would like to hear from you.

We are a friendly team, open to change and new ideas. Offering a proactive learning environment, with the opportunity to study in a variety of modules as well as supportive in-service training opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic  registered nurse to support the team. We welcome newly qualified applicants.

In return we can offer you:
- Induction, Support , mentorship and ongoing professional development
- Objectives and a Personal Development Plan
- Appropriate training where identified in line with your KSF

Many of these departments are tertiary services which provide specialist and highly skilled services for the wider population of Wales.

As well as a dynamic, friendly working environment we offer a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role. We have an educational pathway to support ongoing learning development to enable all staff to maximise their potential in providing safe and effective care, supporting staff in academic learning. We have specialist staff working in a wide range of advanced roles who are keen to share their knowledge and skills with those who want to follow in their footsteps. This is supported by very proactive educational teams throughout the UHB, with all areas offering electronic self-rostering to help support your work life balance requirements.

As we are based in Cardiff and the surrounding area, we operate in the thriving capital City of Wales, which is the fastest growing city outside of London. Cardiff offers fabulous shopping outlets, vibrant nightlife with leading music and entertainment events. It has excellent transport links due to its proximity with the M4. It also offers the beautiful scenery of National Parks and coastlines, with plenty of outdoor experiences and activities.

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

Informal visits are encouraged and welcomed.

Closing Date:   2nd April 2020


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

Clare Smerdon 02920 744614/2584