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Job summary

Main area
Medical Admission
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Various hours available)
Job ref
110-NMR399-0822
Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Royal Glamorgan Hospital
Town
Llantrisant
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
21/08/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board logo

Registered Nurse - AMU

Band 5

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

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

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic staff nurses to join our AMU unit at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital. Full and part time hours are available.

AMU 4&6 is a busy 53 bedded acute medical unit. We have a friendly, hard working team and provide support and guidance every day, with much senior support on the unit.

Working on AMU is challenging and rewarding, and is an excellent environment to deliver your skills as a dynamic , proactive registered nurse. The AMU team are responsible for providing care to a wide range Specialities in the acute phase of the patients journey and delivery frontline treatments. 

Main duties of the job

Key duties include:

  • Be responsible for the management a group of patients, and occasionally take charge of the ward / department, and its resources for the duration of their duty Be responsible for maintaining high standards of patient care
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Be responsible for the support and supervision of junior staff.
  • Be responsible for maintaining accurate, current, comprehensive and concise records concerning the condition of the client, in accordance with NMC Standards for Record & Record Keeping and the UHB’s Patient Record Policy.
  • Liaise with the appropriate Clinical Specialists i.e. Doctors, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Clinical Nurse Specialists, in relation to individual patient requirements and planned programmes of care

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

Working for our organisation

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family.  Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

We listen, learn and improve

We treat everyone with respect

We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve. 

 

 

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

Registration

Essential criteria
  • NMC Registration

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of working in a ward environment

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Corporate Health Standard - PlatinumMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Stop Smoking Wales is the NHS Smoking Cessation Service in WalesImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employerCore principlesDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - SilverGold Award for Corporate Health StrategyHyderus o ran anabledd crflogwrPrentisiaethau Apprenticeships

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
Gayle Williams
Job title
Senior Nurse
Email address
gayle.williams@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01443 443506