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Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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University Hospital of Wales
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum
25/07/2019 23:59
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Sister/Charge Nurse

Band 7



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.


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


Ward B1 is an integral part of the directorate delivering tertiary and secondary cardiology services. Our department now has a vacancy at Band 7, and we are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic, motivated Band 6/7 nurse to join the B1 Cardiology nursing team. B1 is a 33 bedded Ward with a trolley bay area that supports the South East Wales ACS service, as one of the leading teaching hospitals in Wales we are at the forefront in developing new models of care and delivering high quality cardiac services. These include complex electrophysiology, heart failure, TAVI and device services. We are looking for an experienced band 6/7 nurse with strong clinical and managerial skills who will provide visible leadership on the ward, who can demonstrate they have a range of transferable skills in an acute hospital setting. The successful post holder will manage the delivery of patient care and will lead by example to deliver excellence. 

As the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse you will be working closely with a dedicated multidisciplinary team who are driven to support and expand cardiology services to benefit patients. We are a dynamic busy environment offering a wide range of clinical/leadership and management opportunities. You should have extensive experience in Cardiac nursing, good communication and interpersonal skills along with an ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service. You will need to work autonomously and as part of the ward team. We are looking for a dynamic individual who shares the vision of this service.

 We are searching for nurses who share our values that: 

  • We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
  • We trust one another
  • We respect each other
  • We take personal responsibility
  • We treat people with kindness
  • We act with integrity 

In return we will offer you a dynamic, friendly working environment, a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role.

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

Closing date: 25th July 2019

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Sian Williams Senior Nurse on 029 20748189

Ceri Phillips Lead Nurse on