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Frailty Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week (7 days a week 7.5 hour shifts))
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Emergency Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park Way, The Heath, Cardiff.
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
30/11/2020 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Would you like to make a difference to Wyn?

The Frailty Intervention Team (FIT) formally known as the FOPAL team are looking for a band 6 Clinical Nurse Specialist to deliver the frailty pathway in the University Hospital of Wales.

The successful candidate will be based at the front door in the Emergency Unit and work as part of a multidisciplinary team delivering a service to frail patients that ensures they receive evidence based care, discourages deconditioning and supports discharge from the Emergency Unit or admission to an appropriate setting.

You will also advise and support the Older Persons Short Stay Unit.

Applicants must have the passion to drive change, improve and maintain high standards whilst delivering evidence based care.

If you are an enthusiastic role model, who would relish the opportunity to drive forward the frailty pathway whilst working with an established multidisciplinary team we look forward to hearing from you. 

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


Closing date: 30th November 2020


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Sian Brookes
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Senior Nurse
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