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Registered Nurse Specialised Medicine- Rheumatology

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Band 5
Full Time

Job Details


Due to maternity leave there is an exciting opportunity to join our Rheumatology Day Unit team at the University Hospital of Wales.

Main duties of the job

Specialised Medicine - Rheumatology Day Unit

Rheumatology is a very interesting and diverse specialty, treating a vast variety of Rheumatological inflammatory and non inflammatory conditions. Since 2001 the specialty has been part of an exciting transformation with evolving treatments for patients with Rheumatological conditions. With the advancement in treatment options including biologic therapies and ongoing research in patient specific targeted therapies, makes Rheumatology an exciting area of nursing to work in, providing good opportunities for professional development.

The day unit is based in UHW with eight infusion chairs with the aim of expansion in the future.

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 Boardis 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 isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision 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, Cardiffand 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


  • Current registration with the NMC
  • Good basic level of English demonstrated through written skills on application form.

Experience and knowledge


  • Understanding of professional nursing issues
  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC code of professional conduct

Skills and abilities


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to use initiative
  • Awareness of audit and research

Personal Qualities


  • Well completed application form with evidence of enthusiasm for nursing.

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park, Heath


CF14 4XW

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