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Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care - Team Leader

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Are you a Clinical Nurse Specialist who would like the opportunity to lead and manage a pro-active and enthusiastic palliative care nursing team?

We are looking for an experienced and passionate nurse to lead a well-established and highly motivated team. We would welcome someone who has well developed assessment and leadership skills, with extensive experience to plan and provide skilled, competent care to meet patient needs, an excellent communicator who cares about making a difference to the quality of life for patients with life limiting illness. We would welcome applicants that have well developed transferable skills and an appetite to build their expertise within the speciality of palliative care.

This fixed term post offers the opportunity to lead a highly motivated and dynamic team which is committed to providing specialist palliative care. We are committed to ensuring timely and prudent care for all patients with palliative care needs. Working in a team of Palliative Care Consultants, Medical Staff, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Healthcare Support Workers/Complimentary Therapists and AHPs, you would be contributing to the development and delivery of this vital service.

The post holder would initially be based in The Royal Gwent Hospital but will be expected to work throughout the 4 hospitals within the secondary care service in ABUHB. This will include the Grange University Hospital, Nevill Hall Hospital, Royal Gwent Hospital and Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr.

Main duties of the job

This individual will:
  • Effectivelymanagetheir own caseload of palliative care patients in secondary care, Monday to Friday 9-5pm and on a rotation for weekends
  • Be responsible forday to daymanagementand leadershipof the palliative care nursing teamin theallocatedbase.
  • Be responsible formonitoring and auditing the service and promoting effective working links with both NHS and voluntary teams.
  • Be requiredto be involved inservice development in line with the quality statement for Palliative and End of Life care in Wales.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whateveryour specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff. We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualificationsand professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to supportyou at work. Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit 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



  • Extensive experience at Band 6 Level
  • Masters Level or relevant experience


  • Palliative Care/Oncology experience
  • Teaching or Mentorship experience/qualification



  • Experience of Leading and managing a team


  • Advanced communication skills training

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Royal Gwent Hospital

Cardiff Road


NP20 2UB

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