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Registered Nurse Day Surgery Unit Ward

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024
The post holder will have Singleton as their base hospital and may be expected to work within another Day surgical Unit within the Health Board. The post holder is required to work as part of a team to assess, develop, implement and evaluate pre, peri and post operative patientcare on a daily basis. Working closely with all disciplines without direct supervisionto ensure the effective running of the department within set guidelines in the absence of the Lead Nurse.The post holder is required to provide technical/specialist assistance requiring a high degree of dexterity, precision, accuracy and prolonged concentration to patients and medical staff. The post holder organises own workload/area and may supervise work of others on achievement ofour unit competencies within the team. The post holder is required to participate in supervision, teaching and/or mentorship to assistwith the integration of staff within the department.The post holder will adhere to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and Standards of Practice

Main duties of the job

Are you looking for a change? Would you like to become a member of a dynamic unit? We are currently recruiting a Registered Nurse to join our busy team within the Day Surgery Unit in Singleton Hospital

This post will involve the pre & post-operative care of patients undergoingsurgical intervention under a number of specialties, includingOrthopaedic, Plastic andOphthalmic Surgery.

Providing care for a number of patients in different specialties throughout the day is mentally demanding and fast paced, you have to ensure there are no delays with patients be prepared to go to Theatre or returning post op from Theatre.

The post holder will also be required to work independently, with focus and autonomously to ensure nurse-led discharge is undertaken in a safe and efficient manner. Time management is a priority as the Unit is open between 7.30am and6 pmMonday to Friday.

Day Surgery is an evolving service and the successful candidate will have to prove they can be adaptable to keep up with this ever changing environment.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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



  • Current compliant registration with NMC


  • Experience with Nurse Led Discharge
  • up to date Mentorship
  • Surgical nursing experience



  • Qualified Nurse


  • Welsh speaking

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Singleton Day Surgery Unit

Sketty Lane



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