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Emergency Unit - Senior Staff Nurse

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024
We are seeking a compassionate and experienced nurse to join our dedicated team as a Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse, providing quality patient care in high-pressure situations. Your expertise will shine as you collaborate with our team!

Cardiff and Vale UHB's Emergency Unit assesses over 150,000 patients a year. The unit provides care for acutely ill or injured patients of all ages. As well as a large resuscitation and majors trolley area, the unit also has a nurse led minor injuries service, Clinical Decisions Unit and a dedicated paediatric area. Cardiff and Vale UHB are now the Major Trauma Centre for South West Wales and the first of its kind in this region. This exciting development will allow staff to be exposed to all types of major trauma and training associated with this.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about emergency nursing, apply today and become an integral part of our team!

Main duties of the job

Applications are welcomed from qualified Level 1 Registered Nurses who have significant experience within Emergency Medicine and can demonstrate substantial knowledge within this field of expertise.

The post holder will be identified as a clinical expert within Emergency Nursing with substantial experience working within the field.

The post holder will be expected mange the flow within specific areas of the Emergency Unit, providing effective leadership and management of the nursing team in an environment which is complex and pressurised.

You will require excellent communication and clinical skills, significant evidence of CPD and show passion and enthusiasm for working in Emergency Medicine.

This is a wonderful career opportunity to further enhance clinical skills relating to emergency medicine and major trauma. If you welcome change, innovation in a challenging but rewarding environment we would like to hear from you.

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

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Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Emergency Unit - University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park Way


CF14 4XW

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