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Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist (Asthma)

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

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a bright keen motivated Nurse with experience of working with people with Asthma to join our team in delivering essential and specialist Asthma nursing care.

The Severe Asthma Team provide in-patient and out-patient services for people with Asthma across University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough. Our services include all aspect of care for patients with Asthma. Please note that this role will require working across both UHW and UHL.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and will work well within a team. The ability to cope in stressful and demanding situations is highly desirable, although support will be given.

We are searching for nurses who share our values that:
  • We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
  • We trust one another
  • We respect each other
  • We take personal responsibility
  • We treat people with kindness
  • We act with integrity

In return we will offer you a dynamic, friendly working environment, a full induction programme and a competency baseddevelopment plan to guide your development within the role.

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

Main duties of the job

  • To provide clinical advice to all members of the interdisciplinary team, patients, carers and other agencies.
  • To utilise advanced nursing skills and extensive knowledge base to undertake specialist assessments, critically analysing complex information to make informed decisions regarding appropriate treatment/intervention to ensure the delivery of highly specialist care.
  • To assess patients conditions and appropriately advise/prescribe and/or administer medication within UHB, Local and National best practice guidelines

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

Person Specification



  • First level nurse registration
  • Degree supplemented by diploma level specialist training and short courses
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD


  • Independent prescribing



  • Demonstrable experience in relevant specialty
  • Significant post registration experience


  • Experience of managing own caseload in relevant specialty



  • Evidence of excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate sound IT skills
  • Evidence of ability to work independently


  • Involvement in audit and research
  • Evidence of presenting work within and outside the organisation

Personal Qualities


  • Evidence of professional and personal development


  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital Llandough


CF64 2XX

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