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Registered Nurse

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Dec 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 Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Opportunities are available in the following areas: -

Emergency and Urgent Care Centre - Treats adults and children, within the Accident and Emergency area, Clinical Decisions Unit area for assessment of adult patients and Minors Injury Unit that treats both adults and children

Dyfi Ward - specialising in Respiratory patients with 2 HDU beds for non-invasive ventilation and general medical patients. Cardiac care - with 5 beds for Acute cardiac patients and further monitoring beds

Ystwyth Ward - Stroke and frailty ward with 4 bed Hyper Acute Stroke Unit

Rhiannon Ward - elective surgical / orthopaedic ward with 3 bed High dependency area

Ceredig Ward - emergency surgical / orthopaedic ward

Y Banwy Ward / annex - respiratory ward / Infection prevention

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 positive learning culture and offer excellent comprehensive professional development opportunities to ensure that our Nurses are supported in their new and exciting roles, with ample training opportunities available along with expert clinical support from our most experienced staff. We also have 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, with an offer of health and wellbeing support alongside flexible working.

Our emergency services operate 24/7 as does our access to acute specialities, critical care, cardiac care and surgical HDU.

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.

About us

Bronglais General Hospital is an acute District General Hospital in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion. It is managed by Hywel Dda University Health Board and is the only acute Hospital within Mid Wales serving not only the population of Ceredigion but also neighbouring counties of South Powys and Gwynedd.

We have an excellent reputation as a rural provider of acute and planned care, and we continue to provide a range of urgent and emergency care services.

Aberystwyth is a wonderful area with a beautiful promenade, harbour and marina. There are a range of primary schools and two secondary schools with more on offer in the surrounding area. There are a variety of amenities including shops, farmers markets, restaurants and nightlife.

Aberystwyth has a population of over 13,000 people as well as 8,500 students who attend the University. It is home to the National Library of Wales, the Welsh Books Council and the Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

We're a vibrant bilingual community, with Welsh, English and other languages being spoken regularly.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.
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 is desirable for 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 e.g. POVA
  • Evidence of post registration study and training e.g. Child Protection
  • Evidence of post registration study and training e.g., 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)

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Bronglais General Hospital


SY23 1ER

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