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Neonatal Nurse

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
22 Jul 2024
To provide clinical leadership to a designated nursing team and ensure the provision of high quality nursing care to children and families.

To act as a role model and expert clinical practitioner.

To assist in the safe, effective and efficient management of the department within allocated resources.

To promote a progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practice.

To undertake delegated responsibility for the department in the absence of the Ward Manager.

Main duties of the job

To be a clinical expert within the speciality.

To provide expert nursing care to very premature and ill newborn babies with complex multi-organ problems that is at high risk of acute deterioration.

To ensure the provision of excellent, evidence based nursing care for the children and their families.

To provide continuous monitoring observation and assessment for signs of deterioration or complications of treatment and make appropriate and timely intervention, with the skill and dexterity to minimise physical and physiological stress to the infant.

To care for babies with multiple invasive devices. Using skills to minimise risk of complications, recognise those occurring and taking appropriate and timely action.

Ensure that each baby is assessed, and that their care is planned, implemented and evaluated in negotiation with the family, and that this is accurately documented.

Promote Family Integrated Care and ensure the provision of a welcoming, caring and safe environment for the babies and their families.

To act as an advocate for the baby and family ensuring the provision of appropriate information and support services.

To provide a sympathetic and empathetic listener for parents to explore their experiences. To teach, encourage and support parents and family so they can develop skills and confidence to care for their baby.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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



  • Substantial experience
  • Clinical experience
  • Management experience

Qualifications & Skills


  • Qualifications


  • Good communication skills



  • Transport experience

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane



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