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Special Baby Care Unit
Band 6
Part Time 36 hours per week
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Hywel Dda University Health Board
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Special Care Baby Unit, Glangwili Hospital
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata
27/06/2019 23:59
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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Band 6

Our Hywel Dda values reflect who we are and how we behave. We continuously work together to be the best we can be as we strive to develop and deliver excellent services, putting people at the heart of everything we do. Throughout our recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you would demonstrate these values in the way that you work with us.

If you are a Qualified Healthcare Professional considering relocating or thinking of moving to Hywel Dda University Health Board as your next career choice and would like to find out more information, please contact: Tina Coleman - Recruitment Campaign Specialist

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Hywel Dda University Health Board (UHB) reserve 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.


Hywel Dda University Health Board has an exciting opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious Neonatal Nurse to join our Special Care Baby Unit as a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse.

Neonatal services in Hywel Dda University Health Board have changed. The unit in Carmarthen provides 1 stabilisation cot, 4 high dependency cots and 8 special care cots. Along side SCBU a new service is being developed- a 4 cot transitional care unit. A neonatal outreach service has also been developed. We are committed to staff development and service improvement.

A Band 6 vacancy has arisen in the Unit at Glangwili Hospital. The unit currently provides short term intensive care, high dependency care and special care. We are committed to the provision of high quality evidence based practice to meet the needs of parents and babies incorporating family centred care.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self motivated neonatal nurse (RGN/RSCN/Child Branch) with post registration neonatal intensive care qualification or equivalent to join our friendly experienced team. You will have excellent clinical and communication skills. Previous Band 6 or management experience is desirable. The successful candidate will lead/coordinate shifts and be able to work well independently and within the team. They will also enjoy teaching and supporting junior staff as well as pre registration student nurses. This post involves a day/night rotation.

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

Interviews will be held on 5th July 2019.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sandra Pegram

Acting Ward Manager

01267 227567


Emily Ashdown

Practice Development Sister

01267 227567