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Registered Nurse - Ward 8, General Surgery, POW

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
We are looking for dynamic, forward thinking and committed nurses to join our team on Ward 8. The successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and a passion for delivering high quality person centred care. We have fantastic opportunities for you to develop your clinical skills and knowledge in an environment which is conducive to learning.

Our general surgical services are currently provided on Wards , 8, 9, 11 & 16. Areas specialise in Colorectal, Upper GI, Lower GI, Urology, Breast, Gynae and ENT, for both Emergency and Elective admissions.

The Surgical Unit is a multi- faceted, dynamic environment with a high patient flow, providing an exciting environment for your development and lifelong learning. In house training is provided including our Surgical Study Day. All appointments to the General Surgical Unit have the potential to be rotational between the areas for further development.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Be responsible for the management a group of patients, and occasionally take charge of the ward/department, and its resources for the duration of their duty.
  • Be responsible for maintaining high standards of patient care
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Be responsible for the support and supervision of junior staff.
  • Be responsible for maintaining accurate, current, comprehensive and concise records concerning the condition of the client, in accordance with NMC Standards for Record & Record Keeping and the UHB's Patient Record Policy.
  • Liaise with the appropriate Clinical Specialists i.e. Doctors, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Clinical Nurse Specialists, in relation to individual patient requirements and planned programmes of care.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers 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



  • Surgical Experience

NMC Registration


  • NMC

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Princess of Wales Hospital

Coity Road


CF31 1RQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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