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Emergency Department
Band 6
  • Full time
  • Part time
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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
Prince Charles Hospital
Merthyr Tydfil
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum pro rata
Salary period
08/12/2022 23:59

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Senior Staff Nurse - Emergency Department

Band 6

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

Job overview

Band 6  - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department

As part of a wider nursing recruitment drive for the Emergency Department (ED) in Prince Charles Hospital (PCH) an exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Registered Nurses to come and join our ED.

The Emergency Department at Prince Charles Hospital is a designated Trauma Unit and is a busy department within a large district general hospital. The unit consists of a dedicated paediatric unit, minor injuries unit, majors areas, ambulatory care unit and an adult and paediatric resuscitation area.

We are seeking to recruit a large number of Band 6 Registered Nurses with ED experience of caring for patients with acute and life threatening illness or injury who are able to assess and plan care for patients who attend ED.

Main duties of the job

You will also be required to take charge of your specific allocated area each shift and delegate and support junior nurses within that area whilst being supported clinically by a supervisory Band 7 Nurse in Charge.

Applicants will need to be able to act independently within the UHB and professional guidelines, referring to supervisory sister/charge nurse as appropriate.

Applicants will need to have a clear vision for best practice and evidence of decision-making and organisational skills.

You will be supported with your ongoing development by the Senior Nurse for Professional Development.

The department is undergoing a clinical model and workforce modernisation review and this is an exciting time to come and join our innovative team.

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


Working for our organisation

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family.  Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We live by our core values:
    * We listen, learn and improve
    * We treat everyone with respect
    * We all work together as one team
We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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  

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Live NMC Pin number
  • Manchester Triage Trained
  • Sufficient ED experience
Desirable criteria
  • ATLS trained
  • EPLS
  • ALS trained


Essential criteria
  • Post Req qualification
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Cannulation & venepuncture
  • Catherterisation

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Corporate Health Standard - PlatinumMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Stop Smoking Wales is the NHS Smoking Cessation Service in WalesImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employerCore principlesDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - SilverGold Award for Corporate Health StrategyHyderus o ran anabledd crflogwrPrentisiaethau Apprenticeships

Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nadine Doyle
Job title
Senior Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
01685 721721
Additional information

Nadine Doyle

Senior Nurse

01685 721721 

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