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Staff Nurse Paediatrics

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Hywel Dda University Health Board, Women and Children Directorate has exciting opportunities for motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious Nurses to join our Acute Paediatric Nursing Service, based at Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth.

The clinical areas provide local services for the children, including six inpatient children's beds, one high dependency bed and a four bedded Paediatric Ambulatory care unit, as well as Oncology Care, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.The work is varied and offers opportunities to develop a broad range of specialised skills working within multi-disciplinary and multi-agency partnerships. We provide an excellent service to meet the needs of children and families incorporating Family Centred Care.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has a relocation policy for successful applicants wishing to move to the area. Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible which can be found in the Relocation Policy.

Main duties of the job

Applicants need to be a Registered Nurse with experience post registration and the ability to be nurse in charge. The successful candidates will be required to work day and night rotation.

A caring attitude is essential with good written and oral skills. You must be able to manage your time effectively.

Full time and part time hours will be considered.

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

Interviews will be held on 19/7/24

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (Six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

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 is desirable for 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, e.g. Child Protection
  • Evidence of post registration study and training, e.g Intermediate Paediatric Life Support.



  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
  • Evidence of extensive paediatric experience in a clinical setting.
  • 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


Bronglais General Hospital


SY23 1ER

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