Paediatric Staff Nurse

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Noah's Ark Children's Hospital for Wales for a Band 6 Nurse on Island Ward. The wards provides care for patients from within the Cardiff and Vale locality requiring paediatrician care alongside tertiary services for patients requiring care under multiple specialities.

The post holder will be motivated and enthusiastic about nursing a wide variety of patients with interest in development of the nursing team. You will work closely with the Ward Manager, Senior Nurse team, Multidisciplinary team and the Practice Educator within the ward and the wider Noah's Ark Children's Hospital.

You will have current and up-to-date clinical knowledge and experience and be able to demonstrate an ability to lead, facilitate and develop learning in clinical practice.

To be successful you will need to have:
  • Current clinical experience and knowledge
  • Effective communication skills
  • Understanding of governance
  • Ability to impart knowledge and teach staff, patients and families
  • Organisational skills and be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently

We are passionate about professional development. Nurses can share their personal career aspirations with the senior team and discuss opportunities available for additional training, including renal and cardiac courses

Main duties of the job

Are you a Paediatric Nurse looking for a new role ? We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, experienced Paediatric nurse who is willing to learn new skills to join our team. The post involves leadership with an expectation of taking on a small team within the wider ward team to help develop and teach, link roles within your scope of interest to teach and share knowledge with the wider team,

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

About us

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 ourvision 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, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job 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



  • Qualified paediatric nurse
  • Deonstrate abilitiy to meet trust Values
  • Up to date portfolio
  • Extensive paediatric ward experience


  • Previous leadership experience
  • PLS/APLS or equivalent

Experience & Skills


  • Excellent writing skills
  • Evidence of understanding of the role of a band 6 nurse
  • IT Skills


  • Flexible approach to work



  • Good communication skills
  • Speaks and understands English well


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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