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Registered Nurse

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Registered Nurses to join our Nursing teams based at Prince Philip Hospital in Llanelli.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:-

AMAU - Acute Medical Admissions conveyed by Ambulance or referred by General Practitioners - will see patients with a wide range of Acute medical problems including strokes and chest conditions

Ward 1 - a 21 bedded ward specialising in Respiratory Medicine

Ward 3 - a 22 bedded general medical ward specialising in elderly care including Dementia, Frailty, Parkinsons and Rehabilitation

Ward 4/ CCU - acute medical / cardiology ward specialising in Cardiology, and services such as Angio, managing arrythmias, and heart failure management

Ward 5 - specialising in Gastroenterology and Endocrine

Ward 6 - a 26 bedded ward specialising in Elective Orthopaedics Surgery

Ward 9 - a 29 bedded ward specialising in Acute Stroke and rehabilitation

MMRU - Mynydd Mawr rehabilitation Unit is a 15 bedded general rehabilitation ward.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for nurses that are passionate about delivering the best care possible, who have excellent communication skills and are willing to work as part of a committed and skilled multi-disciplinary team.

We have a very supportive environment for registered nurses with an on-site professional development nurse as well as an excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment and we are fully committed to supporting employees in achieving the appropriate work life balance, offering flexible opportunities and working hours. Most wards offer a mix of long and short shifts which cover days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Working at Prince Philip Hospital provides a wonderful opportunity, both in and out of work. The area is set in part of the beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside which connects to part of the Coastal Pathway and beautiful surrounding beaches.

Reasonable property prices and excellent schools contribute to a high quality of life. There are also good road and rail connections to Cardiff and London.

About us

Prince Phillip hospital is a busy, modern and well-equipped hospital which opened in 1990. There are approx. 225 acute and elective inpatient beds, supporting emergency medical cover which is inclusive of an Acute Medical Admissions Unit. There is a 24 hour Minor Injuries Unit lead by GP and Emergency Nurse Practitioners. The medical wards are assigned to Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Stroke/Rehabilitation, General Medicine, Elderly care, and Rehabilitation.Prince Philip Hospital also provides Elective General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Breast and Urology, with the commissioning and development of a 3-4 bedded Enhanced Care Unit for Major Elective Surgical Patients in progress.

The combination of excellent colleagues and engaged population has allowed significant progress and innovation of services in PPH over the last 8 years. The Nursing Team thrive on improving their Clinical Areas to ensure the patient receives the best possible experience. Our aim is to empower the nursing profession at all levels of practice to improve the safety and quality of services. We will do this by investing in and developing our workforce by valuing the contribution our staff make to our patients and the organisation.

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.

Please state in your application which areas you are interested in.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh isdesirablefor this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Current NMC registration


  • Degree in Nursing
  • Evidence of post registration study and training eg. POVA
  • Evidence of post registration study and training eg. Child Protection
  • Intermediate Life Support if required in a clinical setting



  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
  • Experience of providing holistic nursing care
  • Interest in developing nursing skills


  • Clear understanding of clinical governance framework
  • Implement evidence based practice

Language Skills


  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)

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

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Prince Philip Hospital


SA14 8QF

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