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Registered Nurse - SAU - GUH

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Grange University Hospital

Surgical Assessment Unit

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 5 Registered Nurses in the Surgical Assessment Unit at The Grange University Hospital. We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and motivated individuals with a passion for providing high quality patient care.

The unit is a busy admissions area which cares for patients needing Surgical Assessment and possible admission into hospital. Specialities can include, General Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedic, ENT and Max Fax.

The successful candidates need to be able to work in an acute, high pressured environment showing good communication and assessment skills. A caring flexible attitude is required with the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team and a commitment to drive the service forward.

We care for our patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and can consider a number working patterns to support work life balance of our staff. Hours of work could include twilight shifts and school hours. A degree of flexibility would be required to meet the needs of the service.

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

Main duties of the job

Applicants must have full NMC Registration

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organisational/leadership skills, as well as being reliable and hard working.

Commitment to personal development and a keen interest in the progression of the profession within surgical services is essential.

Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices

Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual

Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients

Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC policies

Carry out nursing procedures and techniques in accordance with agreed policies and standards

Undertake regular mandatory training

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. Whatever your speciality 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 qualifications and 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 support you 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

Knowledge Understanding


  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of the nursing process and evidence based practice


  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Risk Management



  • Good communication skills, Safe Practitioner, caring motivated team player


  • Interest in advances in nursing, An awareness of patient pathways



  • NMC Registered


  • Diploma or Degree Level Education. Evidence of Post registration Development

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


The Grange University Hospital

Caerleon Road, Llanfrechfa


NP44 8YN

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