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Trauma and Orthopaedics
Band 5
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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University Hospital of Llandough
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum
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Staff Nurse West 4

Band 5



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


West 4 is an exciting place to come and work, whether you are newly qualified, or looking for a new challenge within your career. We provide care to trauma patients who live to the west of the city and in the vale of Glamorgan. We have an exceptional multi-disciplinary team which provides excellent patient centred care. Working closely with therapy and medical colleagues creates an amazing learning environment and offers you ongoing support and development.  

What we can offer?

Live and work in the vibrant developing city of Cardiff and surrounding areas

Induction: Four weeks supernumerary

Rotation Programmes available: Discovery pathway – across two large teaching Hospitals, University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough,  for those who are really unsure which direction to take. A rotational programme will offer you placements in Emergency Trauma, Spinal Injuries, Trauma Clinic, Elective Orthopaedics including Spinal Surgery.

Development: We offer mentorship programmes and actively support your development. We offer an excellent preceptorship programme supported by our dedicated educational team. At Cardiff and Vale  we proactively manage career development to ensure you get the best out of nursing.

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

Closing date: 13th July 2020

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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal visits encouraged. Please contact

Sister Toni Perry