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Trauma and Orthopaedics
Band 6
Part time 32.5 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
University Hospital of Wales
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum
27/09/2017 23:59
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Deputy Sister / Deputy Charge Nurse

Band 6


Cardiff and Vale 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 Trauma Clinic is busy department situated in the University Hospital of Wales. The speciality is challenging and rewarding environment to work within . This is an opportunity to work within a multidisciplinary team developing skills in out patients , pre admission , dressing and plastering skills . We also hold paediatric orthopaedic clinics and scoliosis clinics in the Children's Hospital for Wales and cover Theatres for complex plaster casts.

We are seeking an experienced nurse with Trauma and Orthopaedic experience and plaster skills who can demonstrate the essential criteria, and who has experience of leading a team. It is essential that the successful candidate is able to inspire and motivate others.

Are you looking for the next step in your nursing career? Do you want to develop your leadership and management skills to deliver excellent quality putting the patients first? Is providing excellent nursing care and getting the basics right one of your key drivers? Do you love developing others to become excellent at what they do? Is making a difference and doing the right thing fundamental to you? If your answer to these questions is yes, the Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse role may be right for you.

Ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sister Helen Golledge
Trauma Clinic
University Hospital of Wales
CF14 4XW
Tel 02920 748030