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Senior Nurse - Haematology, Clinical Immunology and Metabolic Medicine

Band 8a

Main area
Haematology, Clinical Immunology and Metabolic Medicine
Band 8a
37.5 sessions per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
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University Hospital of Wales
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Salary period
26/11/2020 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


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced, passionate and dynamic nurse to join our team as a Senior Nurse. The successful candidate will provide expert professional and clinical leadership to the Directorate of Haematology, Clinical Immunology and Metabolic Medicine.

The Directorate provides tertiary and secondary care for patients with haematological conditions such as leukaemia, lymphoma, haemophilia, sickle cell as well as immunological and metabolic disorders.  The Directorate leads on the South Wales Blood and Stem Cell transplant programme incorporating innovative Car T Cell therapy.Many of our services are commissioned by Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) enabling us to work with our partners in other University Health Boards to ensure delivery of services on a South/All Wales basis.

The post holder would be required to demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities whilst working closely with the Lead Nurse and Directorate management team in service development, operational management and clinical governance arrangements for the team. You will be expected to provide clinical leadership for the continuous professional development of the nursing staff within the Directorate. In addition you will be responsible for monitoring the nursing budgets within the Directorate and contribute to the provision of healthcare to the Health Board’s population, managing, developing and directing the nursing and clinical workforce within the team and ensuring safe, clinically effective, high quality care is delivered to patients by competent professionals.

Specialist knowledge and  experience is not essential for this role

Above all we are looking for individuals who share our values;

  • We care about people we serve and the people we work with.
  • We trust and respect one another.
  • We take personal responsibility.
  • We act with integrity.

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

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

Closing Date: 26th 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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Further details / informal visits contact

Jennifer Proctor
Job title
Lead Nurse Directorate Haematology clinical immunology metabolic medicine
Email address
Telephone number
(029) 21841785