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Clinical Nurse Specialist Team Leader for Fracture Liaison Service

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

Job Details

This post is a fixed term/secondment until 31 March 2025 to meet the needs of the service.

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Fracture Liaison Service for Clinical Nurse Specialist Team Leader. The post holder will manage a small team of nurses a to provide a robust fracture liaison service . The successful candidate will provide clinical leadership to the team, specialist advice across disciplines, specialities, and sites, and act as a role model for the delivery of expert care.

The postholder will be working in a close-knit team of consultants, nurses, and administration staff. They will report to the Senior Nurse.

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 17,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving over 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.

Our mission isLiving Well, Caring Well, Working Together, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.

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
  • MSc (or working towards)
  • Evidence of CPD teaching and assessing in clinical practice/teaching qualification


  • Independent prescribing



  • Demonstrable experience in primary immunodeficiency and complex allergy
  • Significant post registration experience


  • Experience of managing own caseload in relevant speciality



  • Evidence of excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Demonstrate sound information technology skills
  • Evidence of managing self-development
  • Evidence of ability to work independently
  • Demonstrate ability to influence within and outside of service across multi/inter disciplinary groups


  • Involvement in audit and research
  • Evidence of presenting work within and outside the organisation

Special Knowledge


  • Evidence of specific knowledge and skills in primary immunodeficiency and complex allergy

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence of ability to motivate, 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 Wales

Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.



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