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Registered Nurse - General Surgery/Surgical Admissions Unit

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 5 Registered Nurses to join an experienced team caring for Emergency General Surgical patients, within the Acute Surgical Division. Ward 6 is a 24 bedded ward with 4 beds dedicated for a Surgical Admissions Unit and a 4 seated waiting room. . We also run an outpatients clinic for surgical patients.

We are looking for dedicated and hardworking individuals, who are able to work in a pressurised ever evolving environment. The ward cares for all types of general surgical patients, including Colorectal surgery, which will provide you with opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills.

You will have a chance to gain experience working with a variety of specialties, and be responsible for the nursing assessment and care of these patients.This will also include the practice of providing pre and post-operative care, to the patients in your care. Your role will involve managing the care of patients undergoing a variety of procedures, involving both local and general Anaesthetics. You will also be expected to work closely within the Multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining a team of dedicated nursing staff who will provide you with all the support you will need to flourish, develop and encouraged to excel. Working as part of our dedicated multi-disciplinary team we will value you, and your contribution to delivering excellent, safe and compassionate care to our patients within the Acute Surgical Specialty.

The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a flexible approach to work. A commitment to delivering high standards of patient focused care is an essential requirement of the post.You will possess the ability to work on your own initiative whilst working as part of the team, and the ability to develop relationships across professional and Organisational boundaries. The idyllic candidate would have a clear vision for best practice and a reparation for professional innovation

We have a structured team base ethos where we regularly meet and we also hold specific development days which will be underpinned with regular personal appraisals and a development plan. You will have access to further study and opportunities to expand your role in line with service development.

We welcome all applications including the request to job-share. All posts are rotational between day and night shifts.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve

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



  • NMC Qualification


  • Degree



  • Acute Experience


  • Surgical Experience

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Ward 6 - General Surgery / SAU

Prince Charles Hospital, Gurnos Road


CF47 9DT

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