Staff Nurse

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystrad Fawr
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

o Successfully complete a locally approved orientation programme.o To support a clinical environment that is patient and public focused.o To assist in developing an environment which supports the value of nursing care within the directorate.o To ensure the maintenance of high standards of patient care.o To assist the Band 6 in monitoring the work of the nursing team, evaluating the effectiveness of care/treatment.o To support patients case management throughout the perioperative period.o To be aware of and demonstrate practice based on current advances in nursing.o To ensure the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness.o To assist the endoscopist in all aspects of endoscopic procedures on and off the department, this may involve assisting the 24 hour on call rota within ABUHB.

Main duties of the job

  • To act as an advocate for patients and their significant others.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate/standards for documentation, including IT data collection and input.
  • Responsible for dealing with patients with disability, special needs, learning difficulties and also acting as a resource for junior staff with these patients.
  • To assist the team leader to effectively manage a designated clinical area in line with ABUHB requirements using a problem solving approach.
  • Ensure BSG Guidelines regarding disinfection of endoscopes and safe sedation of patients is adhered to.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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
  • Communicate with all nursing and medical staff at all levels.
  • Ensure all unit equipment, endoscopes and accessories are maintained and used safely and correctly.
  • To ensure all accidents, incidents and complaints are reported and to assist in the investigation of them.
  • To foster positive collegial relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team
  • To assist the Team Leader in undertaking staff appraisals, ensuring all staff have personal reviews and development plans being cognisant of service needs.
  • To take responsibility in the absence of the band 6.
  • To ensure safe and efficient staffing levels by assisting in the appropriate planning of duty rotas.
  • To assist the Band 6 control allocated budget, ensuring the best service is provided within the resources available.

Person Specification



  • degree


  • degree english
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  • degree
  • degree
  • english


  • degree english
  • degree



  • degree


  • degree english
  • english

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

Ystrad Fawr

CF82 7GP

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