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Fracture Liaison Clinical Nurse Specialist

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Metabolic Bone Disease Service for a Band 6 Fracture Liaison Clinical Nurse Specilaist.

Experience in orthopaedics is an advantage.

This post is fixed term post until 31 March 2025.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you are an internal member of staff , you must obtain permission from your current line manager for a secondment prior to applying for this post.

Main duties of the job

Our fracture liaison service is well-established and delivers person centred comprehensive management of bone health to patients who have had a fracture

We are looking for a colleague who enjoys team working and who has the ability to function as an autonomous practitioner.

You will be expected to liaise with colleagues in secondary and primary care, providing specialist advice to healthcare professionals, other agencies, carers and relatives.

You should have post registration experience in medicine, orthopaedics or equivalent background and be able to evidence Continuous Professional Development.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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

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



  • First level nurse registration
  • Degree supplemented by diploma level specialist training and short courses
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD


  • Independent prescribing
  • Teaching and assessing in clinical practice/Teaching Qualification



  • Demonstrable experience in relevant speciality
  • Significant post registration experience


  • Experience of managing own caseload in relevant speciality



  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of ability to work independently
  • Demonstrable sound IT skills
  • Demonstrable ability to influence within and outside of service, across multi disciplinary groups


  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • Involvement in audit and research

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence of ability to motive, influence change, support staff and evaluate services
  • Evidence of professional and personal development


  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Llandough

Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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