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Sister / Charge Nurse Critical Care

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced critical care nurse to gain valuable experience, skills and knowledge as a Band 7 Nurse for Critical care in General ITU, Morriston Hospital.

You will need to be passionate about ensuring patients receive safe, high quality care, and be patient focused. In addition you need to be someone who has the ability to improve services. You need to be able to inspire and lead your teams, with highly visible compassionate leadership, demonstrating the values of the health board.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is a line manager/ specialist lead accountable for own professional actions, responsible for leading a team to assess, develop, implement and evaluate patient care for the critically ill patient with complex clinical needs.

The post holder is required to provide technical/specialist assistance requiring a high degree of dexterity, precision, accuracy and prolonged concentration to patients and medical staff.

The post holder manages own workload/ area and works collaboratively with all disciplines to ensure the effective running of the unit.

The post holder is responsible for the deployment, supervision and teaching of staff within the clinical areas cross Health Board in order to support the Critical Care Managers in providing clinical and managerial leadership.

The post holder will supervise the professional work of nursing staff within the units allocating work effectively considering skill mix, competency and development of staff and patient requirements.

The post holder will adhere to The NMC Code of Professional Standards of Practice and behaviour for Nurses and Midwives (2018).

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant 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 ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand 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 thatour 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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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



  • Advanced Critical Care course
  • Minimum 3 years at Band 6 Critical Care
  • Mentor / Teaching qualification
  • Evidence of Leadership skills


  • Management of change in critical care
  • Evidence of teaching in critical care



  • To demonstrate good organisation skills
  • To demonstrate good communication skills


  • To demonstrate calm behaviour in a stressful situation
  • To demonstrate ability to be a good decision maker

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


ITU, Morriston Hospital

Heol Maeseglwys, Morriston



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