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Band 5
Permanent: Base will be decided when employed due to increase in capacity of lists
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday from 0800 to 1830 hrs. Weekend, bank holidays and on call work will be undertaken in the future. Working towards 7 day working.)
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Swansea Bay University Health Board
Employer type
Swansea Sites within Health board
£27,461 - £33,428 per annum
Salary period
11/06/2023 23:59

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Staff Nurse - Endoscopy

Band 5

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    

Swansea Bay University Health Board 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.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


Job overview

Carry out all relevant forms of nursing care. Demonstrating a positive attitude to providing a quality service. Provide a high standard of nursing care within the department, assist with Endoscopic and radiological procedures, liaise with other departments and wards to maintain smooth 
running of lists.

Applicants must have their NMC in place.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our team of nurses working within our busy endoscopy departments which are currently working towards achieving JAG accreditation. 

If you are eager to learn, have a flexible approach to work and are reliable and enthusiastic, we would like to hear from you.  You should be a Registered Nurse with extensive skills and commitment to continuing professional development.

This is a new post due to expansion of our services.  You will be placed where ever the new service will be established.  However you will rotate to service needs in all three of the units across, Singleton, Morriston and Neath Port Talbot Hospitals. 

Shift Patterns will be over 7 days with potential weekend and Bank holiday working and in the future take part in an on call rota at Morriston Hospital.

Previous Endoscopy experience is not required.

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

Working for our organisation

We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board. 

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show that our commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery, with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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


Essential criteria
  • First level registration


Essential criteria
  • Experience in Acute Hospital Settings
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in Endoscopy skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyStonewall Health ChampionsMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident employerCore principlesStonewall Hyrwyddwr Amrywiaeth Diversity Champion

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

Terisa Maddison
Job title
Morriston Unit Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01792 702222
Additional information

ext 33365