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Registered Nurse

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated Registered Nurses to join our Nursing teams based at Withybush General Hospital.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:

ACDU -an acute medical Ward, focusing on short stay admissions

Ward 9 - Surgical Assessment Unit

Ward 12 -Acute Medical Ward with an interest in Older Adults, Dementia and Frailty

FAU - Acuity Frailty Assessment Unit/ STARs day frailty emergency care unit

Puffin - Acute Frailty Assessment Unit

Sunderland Ward (South Pembrokeshire Hospital) - 40 bedded ward in a community hospital providing palliative care, rehabilitation, and care of the elderly.

Main duties of the job

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.

We have a very supportive environment for registered nurses with an on-site professional development nurse as well as an excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses. Come and work with us to develop your potential in a supportive encouraging environment focusing on providing the best evidence based, holistic, patient focused care.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment and we are fully committed to supporting employees in achieving the appropriate work life balance, offering flexible opportunities and working hours. Most wards offer a mix of long and short shifts which cover days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Whether you want to raise your family by the sea, or just get away from the city rush, Pembrokeshire offers adventure, culture, wellbeing, and balance of life. Working at Withybush Hospital provides a wonderful opportunity, both in and out of work. Pembrokeshire has stunning scenery and world-renowned coastal paths, with a vibrant music and arts scene and plenty of opportunities to pursue water and land based activities.

Reasonable property prices and excellent schools contribute to a high quality of life. There are also good road and rail connections to Cardiff and London.

About us

Withybush hospital started in 1942 as a wartime hospital for wounded soldiers. It was rebuilt between 1973 and 1978 and officially re-opened on 15 June 1979. A new Emergency and Urgent Care centre was opened in 2010.

Our nursing teams consist of health care support workers (HCSWs), registered nurses, junior and senior sisters / charge nurses, specialist nursing roles, clinical site managers, advanced nurse practitioners and senior nurse managers. All play a vital role in delivery of the best possible care to patients and their families.

Our aim is to empower the nursing profession at all levels of practice to improve the safety and quality of services. We will do this by investing in and developing our workforce by valuing the contribution our staff make to our patients and the organisation.

Our commitment to the development of our nursing team is reflected in several nurses being nominated for, and successfully winning both local and national awards. These range from 'team of the month' to individual awards, including winner of the Older Person's Commissioner Award in the RCN Nurse of the Year Awards 2017. We are proud to have such a strong team who willingly share their knowledge with others and support all health care workers within their varying roles. The opportunities for nurses within Withybush Hospital are wide ranging.

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.

Please state in your application which areas you are interested in.
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 isdesirablefor 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 eg. POVA
  • Evidence of post registration study and training eg. Child Protection
  • Intermediate life support if required in 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


Withybush General Hospital


SA61 2PZ

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