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Radiology Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Interventional radiology nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
001-NMR062-0221
Site
University Hospital of Wales
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
04/03/2021 23:59

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

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


 

The post holder will work as part of the radiology nursing team which is predominantly based in the Radiology Department at University Hospital of Wales Cardiff. The post holder will be accountable for the provision of specialist nursing care for patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional radiology procedures. The role will consist of pre assessment, interventional assistant, circulating nurse and recovery nurse for patients attending planned and emergency radiology procedures. Multidisciplinary working and team working is paramount for patient care and safety.

Comprehensive in house training will be provided for successful candidates.

The post holder will be expected to participate in a 24 hour interventional radiology on call service which is essential to the status of the UHB as a major trauma centre and will be involved in the planning of the cases.

The post holder will be governed by radiation protection policies and required to wear a lead coat for long periods of time whilst working in the IR theatres and wear personal protective clothing. The requirement to adapt to a pressurized environment characterized by frequent variation of work load and emergency situations.is paramount.

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

Closing date: 4th March 2021

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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

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Jamie Williams Nurse manager on 02920743066

or Jayne bridges  on 02920746699

email: jamie.williams3@wales.nhs.uk or jayne.bridges@wales.nhs.uk