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Registered Nurse - BANK

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
We are looking for enthusiastic Registered Nurses to work on the Nurse Bank in our four hospitals and within the community setting of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire.

Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth

Glangwili General Hospital, Carmarthen

Prince Philip Hospital, Llanelli

Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest

Main duties of the job

Candidates with experience in Medical, Surgical, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, SCBU, ENT, Critical Care, Emergency Nursing, Theatres, School Nursing, Health Visiting and Community Nursing are invited to apply as there are opportunities to work in all these areas. Recent acute experience and up to date skills is desirable.We also have opportunities for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Wards and are looking for flexible, motivated and enthusiastic Qualified 1st level Registered Mental Health & Learning Disabilities nurses to work in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion. You will be employed in the inpatient wards of Acute / Older Adult / Learning Disabilities mental health care.Successful candidates should have a flexible approach to work, have good communication skills, be a team worker and have the ability to work on his/her initiative.

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

If you are a registered nurse within Hywel Dda, please contact the bank office on 0300 3036145 we can complete a fast-track application for you.

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 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


Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire

SA31 2AF

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