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Main area
Cardiothoracic
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
001-NMR660-1122
Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
University Hospital of Wales
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/12/2022 23:59

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse Cardiac Day Case Unit

Band 5

WHO WE ARE:

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 14,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services.   Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

We are a teaching Health Board with close links to the university sector, together we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals, while working on research that will unlock the cures for today’s illnesses.

OUR REGION:

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital has something for everyone. At its heart sits Cardiff Castle with 2000 years of history. Nearby stands the Principality Stadium, home of the Welsh Rugby Union and host to International sporting events. Cardiff also boasts a variety of theatres and live music venues. Furthermore, there’s Cardiff Bay with a range of new apartments, bars and restaurants.

The Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline, including the famed Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Cowbridge, Penarth and Llantwit Major are some of the charming neighbouring towns.

Those seeking more culture may find themselves drawn to the National Museum, St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life or the Millennium Centre, home of the Welsh National Opera.

Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.


 

Job overview

Registered nurse in cardiac day case unit this role is ensuring maintaining professional standards within the clinical area utilising the competency framework to practice in line with NMC codes of conducts and other statutory and organisational standards. To work together with the team on the day case to support patients who require cardiac intervention in the day case setting.

We welcome and encourage applications and enquiries from all newly registered Nurses from throughout the U.K. If you are a student Nurse training in Wales then you are eligible for the student streamlining scheme. 

Please contact nurse.recruitment.cav@wales.nhs.uk for further details on how to apply for positions in Cardiff and Vale UHB.

 

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join the nursing team caring for patients in the Cardiac Day Case Unit. This busy unit supports the pre and post operative care for patients that require procedures such as angiograms, pacing and a range of cardiac diagnostic tests.  The nursing team  are also involved in the pre assessment of patients that are due to have a procedure in the cardiac catheterisation labs and attend the day unit. 

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 applicant will complete a period of training rotating within the Unit, working closely with members of the inter-professional team and will be expected to work as part of the on-call rota once trained. A self roistering system is used on the unit to enable flexible working.

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

 

Working for our organisation

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services.   Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is  “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our  vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal.   As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing.    We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research.   Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.    

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions.    Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline.  Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff  and the Vale offers the best of both worlds. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac  

 

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of CPD
Desirable criteria
  • Degree level

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Newly qualified
Desirable criteria
  • Cardiology Experience

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to work as part of a team
Desirable criteria
  • IT skills

Special knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Research and Audit
Desirable criteria
  • Infection Control

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Maggie Hill
Job title
Manager Cath labs
Email address
anne.hill2@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02920 743328