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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata
17/12/2019 23:59

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Registered Nurse - West 1

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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


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board have an excellent opportunity to join West 1 in the University Hospital of Llandough, this ward specialises in the care of patients with acute and chronic gastroenterology conditions including varices, liver disease and liver cancer, patients with eating disorders, a range of infectious diseases and cystic fibrosis as well as general medical conditions.

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 your new role. We have an educational pathway to support ongoing educational development to enable all staff to maximise their potential in providing safe and effective care while supporting staff in academic learning. We have specialist staff working in a wide range of advanced roles who are keen to share their knowledge and skills with those who want to follow in their footsteps. This is supported by very proactive educational teams throughout the UHB.

Are you a student nurse training in Wales? Come and speak to us about where you would like to work when you register - make us your first choice - come and meet the team. We will have staff available to talk about Student Streamlining and your options in Cardiff and Vale and how you can apply through the scheme to our posts. We actively encourage all student nurses who will be using the student streamlining scheme to attend this open day, you will have the opportunity to meet the staff who are working in the area you would like to work.

If you are a student nurse training outside Wales you are welcome to apply for a position of your choice, we can interview you at our recruitment event

We are based in Cardiff and the surrounding area, we operate in the thriving capital City of Wales, which is the fastest growing city outside London. Cardiff offers fabulous shopping outlets and a vibrant nightlife scene with leading music and entertainment events. Wales offers the beautiful scenery of National Parks and the coastlines with plenty of outdoor experiences and activities. The Principality Stadium is host to many international sporting and live music events. We also have excellent transport links due to our proximity to the M4. 


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

Closing date: 17 December 2019

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Caroline McArdle
Tel: 029 207 43885 or