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Band 5 Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Paediatric Investigations Unit
Band 5
25.5 hours per week (Part Time 25.5 hours per week)
Job ref
Children's Hospital for Wales
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata
Salary period
06/12/2020 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


This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Children's Investigation Unit .  We are based within the Children's Hospital of Wales and currently run a 9-5 service for a number of specialty patients . We require someone to join us who is motivated and enthusiastic. We intend to develop  our service  offering  extended hours  and cutting edge treatments . 

The candidate will work with a senior staff nurse , who is responsible for the day to day organisation and running of the Unit which is a small day care unit . 

The successful candidate will need to have a keen interest in venepuncture and cannulation and will be required to carryout training in the first few months , if not already competent in this area.

The  candidate will need the ability to work independently at times .  The  role also  requires excellent skills,  partnership and  communication with a number of specialty teams.  

The ability to administer medications via Intravenous, Intramuscular and subcutaneous  routes and adhering to the  trust policy is essential .

The ability to confidently  teach patients and families administration of medications at home is a requirement . 

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


Closing date: 6th December 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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Rebecca Williams
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