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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a motivated and passionate nurse who is interested in working in an innovative, fast-paced chemotherapy setting?

If so we'd love to hear from you. This is an opportunity for nurses to develop clinically, personally and professionally in a forward thinking and motivated environment. We will provide a 4 week supernumerary period and comprehensive training package, supported by our Educational facilitators.

We provide highly specialised care for a wide variety of patient groups within the haematology directorate. Staff in this friendly and supportive team develop a wide range of advanced skills and knowledge by rotating between the 3 main areas of Day-care in UHW, UHL and 'Offsite Nurse-Led Chemotherapy Service'

Main duties of the job

Within these areas we care for and deliver treatment to patients with haematological disorders, including patients participating in clinical trials, follow-up and treatments for patients who have undergone high dose chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant.

This exciting and dynamic nursing post will support people with haematological conditions from across Mid and South Wales.

There may also be opportunities to work within the Haematology Ward and Transplant Unit, Haemophillia centre, Teenage Cancer Trust.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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
  • Evidence of managerial ability and experience.
  • Evidence of able to manage own workload effectively.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Able to organise and co-ordinate own workload


  • Post registration qualification in Oncology/Haematology



  • Substantial experience at Band 5 in Oncology/haematology nursing
  • Experience in cannulation skills and venepuncture
  • Competent in administration of parenteral chemotherapy


  • Previous experience of working in a variety of environments
  • Teaching module
  • Care of acute and terminally ill patients



  • Excellent command of English language -written & verbal.
  • BLS certificate


  • Teaching and assessing skills
  • Good counseling skills

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Haematology Day Centre

University Hospital of Wales UHB


CF14 4XW

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