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Registered Nurse - POW Respiratory

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Ward 10 is in the process of developing a 6 bed Respiratory Support Unit (RSU) within the Ward 10 template.

An RSU is an area of enhanced care that enable a higher level of monitoring and respiratory intervention than would be expected for a routine ward environment. Patients suitable for management in an RSU are those individuals who need more monitoring and/or intervention than can be typically provided in a ward, but do not require critical care.

Main duties of the job

We care for a variety of patients with both acute and long term conditions including patients stepping down from ITU/HDU. We are a 29 bed ward incorporating seven monitored beds which provide the facility to offer non-invasive ventilation (NIV), continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and specialist high flow oxygen in the ward setting. We have strong links with both the hospital respiratory nurse specialists and community staff to ensure best treatment and continuity.

We require enthusiastic motivated individuals who have the ability and passion to work within our friendly ward team. Acute Respiratory Medicine is continuously expanding its service and we require staff nurses who have the ambition to help drive these changes and help expand the service we offer. Commitment to undertake ongoing training and development is essential. We offer both ward based training and customised respiratory study days developed by our ward team and specialist nurses.

You should be motivated, keen to learn and ready to embrace change. Our commitment to you is to provide the environment for this to happen and ensure that you are part of our defined preceptorship programme. We are able to offer both full and part-time posts within our team.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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



  • NMC Registration


  • Respiratory Qualification
  • Teaching or assessing qualification

Skills and Experince


  • Previous experience in the hospital environment


  • Previous acute NHS experience

Personal Attributes


  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrates patient focused care


  • Demonstrates good teamworking skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Princess of Wales Hospital

Coity Road


CF31 1RQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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