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Staff Nurse - Palliative Care

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Dec 2023

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This is a fixed term post for 9 months to cover maternity leave.

If you are a Swansea Bay University Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced-based nursing care, working collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

Assist in the management and organisation of their clinical area and participating in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.

Main duties of the job

Working alongside the staff nurses and other Multi-disciplinary team members you will learn how to look after the complex needs of the palliative care patient as well as supporting the family and support network.

Working in Specialist Palliative Care is a great opportunity if you are looking for a new challenge and want to further develop skills which you have gained in other clinical areas.

We are looking for motivated, compassionate and enthusiastic staff nurse to join the Specialist Palliative Care in -patient unit team in Ty Olwen.

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 English and/or Welsh 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



  • Significant post registration experience
  • Current Registration with NMC
  • Demonstrate an understanding of palliative care


  • Post registration experience in palliative care or oncology



  • Have insight into the specialist Pallative care service

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Ty Olwen IPU, Morriston Hospital

Heol Maes Eglwys



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