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Registered Nurse - Critical Care

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Health Board Wide
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Part Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Registered Nurses to join our Nursing teams based across Hywel Dda University Health Board. We have vacancies available in the following areas:
  • Registered Nurse - Critical Care - Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth. (This is a fixed term/ secondment vacancy until 29/09/2024). (This is a part time vacancy - up to 18.5 hours).
  • Registered Nurse - Critical Care - Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen. (This is a fixed term/ secondment vacancy until 30/11/2024). (There are 2 posts available - 1x34.5 hours and 1x16 hours).

We are looking for Nurses that are passionate & motivated 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. The ability to travel between sites may be required.

Main duties of the job

Critical Care - There are 4 critical care units across Hywel Dda University Health Board caring for level 2 and level 3 patients. The departments range in size from 4-18 beds, and each one provides a 24-hour service. The clinical specialities vary, but all departments care for a mix of medical, surgical and trauma patients.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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


Health Board Wide

Health Board Wide

SA31 3BB

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