Staff Nurse

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to complement our existing, expanding nursing team. Opportunities will be given to work within a number of various specialties which currently include General Medicine, Haematology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Care of the Elderly and Surgery, however the list is not exhaustive. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an interest within the different specialties.

Exposure to such a broad spectrum of specialties offers the opportunity to acquire many new skills and continually develop learning, supported through a combination of bespoke training and learning while in practice.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without direction and supervision.

They will demonstrate and supervise practice and procedures to registered and unregistered nursing staff to secure effective nursing practice, and take a key role in the induction and mentorship of new and unregistered staff.

Good communication and interpersonal skills, plus the ability to work as part of a team is essential. Knowledge of outpatient work would be useful but training and support will be provided. Commitment to professional development must be demonstrated.

Due to increasing demands on the service, occasional evening and or weekend work may be required. Furthermore at times of extreme pressures within C& V UHB, there may be a requirement to support other clinical areas.

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 our vision 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, Cardiff and 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

Education and qualifications


  • Good level of English language , demonstrated through effective written and electronic communication


  • Personal responsibility evident of continual professional development

Experience and knowledge


  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct for Adult Nursing
  • Understanding of professional nursing issues


  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Displays people management experience

Skills and abilities


  • Teaching skills evident
  • IT skills evident


  • Organised time management evident

Personal Qualities


  • Abilty to work within a team and independently


  • Enthusiastic, assertive and positive attitude

Other requirements


  • Positive change agent
  • Evidence of Health Promotion

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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