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Pancreas Transplant Recipient Coordinator Clinical Nurse Specialist

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Secondment: 1 year (until December 2022 to meet the needs of the service)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
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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



If you are an internal applicant this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated individual to join the Transplant and Nephrology directorate at Cardiff and Vale UHB. The successful applicant will join a dedicated multi-disciplinary team who care for pancreas transplant patients throughout the South Wales area.

The successful applicant will be responsible for assessing and managing patients who are being assessed to join the Transplant Waiting List.

There will also be a commitment to the Recipient on-call rota into the evenings , so flexible working will be required. This oncall role involves coordinating donor offers and recipients awaiting transplant as well as mobilisation of the National Organ Retrieval Service.

This is a rewarding and exciting role which makes a real different to patients with chronic kidney disease. We are looking for someone who is able to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team to get the best outcomes for our patients.

The Nephrology and Transplant Directorate is a friendly and driven team, and leads the way in service development and improvement nationally. The directorate would fully support the successful candidate in undertaking an MSc in Renal care if required as well as support with the development of specific skills needed for the role.

The successful applicants will also share the values of the organisation; We Care about the people we serve and the people we work with.

  • We trust and respect one another
  • We take personal responsibility
  • We treat people with kindness
  • We act with integrity.

Informal visits are strongly encouraged to come and meet the team and find out more about the role and future potential for the post.

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


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Higginson

Interim Lead Nurse, Nephrology and Transplant

Tel: 02921848038