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Vascular Access Specialist Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 nurse to join our renal Vascular Access specialist nurse team.

The main focus of the role is planning, assessing and maintenance of Vascular Access for renal patients and requires a quality improvement focus in addition to the expected skills and knowledge set out in the Job Description.

The post holder will work as part of the BCUHB Vascular Access, in the delivery of the transplantation service in North Wales and a part of a Multi-Disciplinary/Multi Service team to ensure a consistent and integrated approach to patient care.

Clinical audit is core to the monitoring of service standards and delivery. The post holder will be proactive in meeting the educational and training needs of patient and nursing staff.
Band 6 by appointment development post to Band 7 once the competencies have been achieved

Main duties of the job

  • To support the BCUHB in managing the number of vascular access
  • To facilitate timely vascular access provision, monitoring and ongoing support
  • To provide specialist nursing expertise, knowledge and skills in the clinical practice of vascular access nursing
  • To be an agent for change to emphasise patient empowerment and self-care within defined clinical and organizational
  • To enhance education through the teaching of patients, families, and colleagues in order to enhance clinical practice and improve patient
  • To provide a consistent approach and share best practice across

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
This is a developmental position and it is expected that the successful candidate will progress to Band 7 once the competencies have been achieved.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Renal Qualification or Equivalent Experience at post-grad level / willing to work towards


  • Teaching qualification
  • NMP or working towards
  • IRMER Training



  • Staff and patient training
  • Working with patients with CKD on dialysis


  • Managing MDTs
  • Developing services



  • Welsh Speaker

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Glan Clwyd Hospital

Sarn Lane


LL18 5UJ

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