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Main area
Trauma and Orthopaedics
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Various hours available
Job ref
001-NMR543-1219
Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
University Hospital of Wales, Heath
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
Closing
17/12/2019 23:59

Employer heading

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board logo

Registered Nurse Trauma Clinic

Band 5

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

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 Trauma Clinic in the University Hospital of Wales for both Adult and Paediatric Registered nurses.

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Trauma Clinic encompasses a wide variety of Adult and Paediatric Trauma and Orthopaedic conditions. The role offers the successful applicant the opportunity to gain casting skills, through practical experience as well as formally undertaking the BOA Casting course, as well as experience in complex wound management along with general clinic duties. We hold nurse led collar care clinics for spinal injury patients who have been discharged from the spinal ward.

For paediatric and adult registered nurses we can offer Trauma Clinic, Theatre and outpatients experience in the New Children’s hospital for Wales as well as pre admission clinics for paediatric patients undergoing complex orthopaedic surgery.

We are looking for adult and paediatric nurses who are enthusiastic, motivated, flexible in approach and interested in working within a busy Trauma Clinic, if this is you, an opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic, motivated and reliable individuals with flexible approach to work to take up Band 5 posts within Trauma Clinic. The successful candidate will be required to assist the trained staff in caring for patients attending the Trauma Clinic and Plaster room.

Applicants should have good interpersonal and organisational skills and be dedicated to providing high quality nursing care to patients. The department is demanding but rewarding area to work in. You will work closely with other disciplines within Trauma and Orthopaedics team. We are friendly team open to change and new ideas. Trauma Clinic is situated next to the Emergency Unit in the University Hospital of Wales. Cardiff and vale University Health Board has been awarded the Major Trauma Centre which offers exciting opportunities for nurses working within Trauma in the University Hospital of Wales.

As well as a dynamic, friendly working environment we offer a full induction programme and individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role. We have an educational pathway to support ongoing educational development to enable all staff to maximise their potential in providing safe and effective care while 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.

As we are Cardiff and the surrounding area, we operate in the thriving capital city of Wales, which is the fastest growing city outside London. Cardiff offers fabulous shopping outlets and vibrant nightlife scene with leading music and entertainment events. Cardiff offers the beautiful scenery of National Parks and the Coastlines with plenty of outdoor experiences and activities. The Principality Stadium is host of many international sporting events and live music. We also have excellent transport links due to proximity to the M4.

 

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

Closing date: 17th December 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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Charge Nurse Kannan S Pandian 02920748030

Deputy Sister Hayley Ferreira 02920748030