Working For Us
Registered Nurse- A6N Spinal, T and O
- Trauma and Orthopaedics
- Band 5
- Full time
- Part time
- University Hospital of Wales
- £27,055 - £32,934 per annum pro rata
- Today at 23:59
WHO WE ARE:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 14,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services. Together we are committed to improving health outcomes for everyone, delivering excellent care and support.
Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. Our 10-year transformation and improvement strategy, Shaping Our Future Wellbeing, is our chance to work collaboratively with the public and our workforce to make our health board more sustainable for the future.
We are a teaching Health Board with close links to the university sector, together we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals, while working on research that will unlock the cures for today’s illnesses.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital has something for everyone. At its heart sits Cardiff Castle with 2000 years of history. Nearby stands the Principality Stadium, home of the Welsh Rugby Union and host to International sporting events. Cardiff also boasts a variety of theatres and live music venues. Furthermore, there’s Cardiff Bay with a range of new apartments, bars and restaurants.
The Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline, including the famed Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Cowbridge, Penarth and Llantwit Major are some of the charming neighbouring towns.
Those seeking more culture may find themselves drawn to the National Museum, St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life or the Millennium Centre, home of the Welsh National Opera.
Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
A6 North is a 19 bedded unit that cares for Spinal injured patients from across Wales. We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic nurses to join our team. If Spinal Injuries is an area you are interested in and you are seeking new challenges we would like to hear from you.
We are a friendly team, open to change and new ideas. We offer a proactive learning environment, with the opportunity to study a variety of modules, along with in-service training opportunities.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic registered nurse to support the team. We welcome newly qualified applicants.
Main duties of the job
What we can offer you:
- Induction, Support , preceptorship and ongoing professional development
- Objectives and a Personal Development Plan
- Appropriate training where identified in line with your KSF
As well as a dynamic, friendly working environment we offer a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role. We have an educational pathway to support ongoing learning development to enable all staff to maximise their potential in providing safe and effective care, supporting staff in academic learning.
How we will Support and Help you Progress
When you join you will have a pathway tailored to your needs and wishes. You will be given four weeks of designated supernumerary status, allowing you the time to settle in to your new role. You will have named practice assessors and supervisors who will work with you to guide and help you achieve your goals. The NMPP will ensure you have the study days required to equip you with the specific clinical skills you need. The Practice Development Nurse (PDN) will see you regularly to give you the opportunity to chat openly and honestly about how you are settling it and will monitor your progress. You will have generic and specific competencies to work through, alongside regular Trauma and Orthopaedic skills teaching with the PDN and Trauma Practitioners.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Working for our organisation
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is “Caring for People, Keeping People Well”, and our vision is that every person’s chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population’s health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.
- Has current NMC registration
- Registered Nurse
- Degree/diploma in nursing
- Written and verbal skills
- Nursing enviroment
- Supervise staff
- Awareness of NHS
- Interpersonal skills
- Teaching skills
- meet and prioritise deadlines
- Manage difficult situations
- Use initiative
- CPD participation
- IT skills
- Research and audit
- Analytical skills
- NMC and professional conduct
- Understanding of professional issues
- Team work
- Able to work under pressure
- Positive attitude
- caring nature
- Change agent
- Ability to speak Welsh
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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
Further details / informal visits contact
- Lisa Cook
- Job title
- Ward Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 02920 742334