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Minor Injury units
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (shift work)
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Employer type
Royal Gwent Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
30/01/2022 23:59

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Registered Nurse - Minor Injury Unit RGH

Band 5

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


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


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen within the Minor Injury Unit (MIU) at the Royal Gwent Hospital for band 5 triage nurses. The MIU is a standalone, nurse led unit and deals with  adults and children (over the age of 1 year old) with minor injuries.  The MIU is a busy city centre unit open 24/7, seven days a week. The role of the triage nurse includes triage and treatment of patients attending the MIU, supporting the Emergency Nurse Practitioners (ENPs) in their role, redirection of patients to other services,  and care of the unwell self presenting patient.  The MIU works closely with the team in ED GUH as well as the Urgent primary Care team to ensure patients are seen by the most appropriate service. The MIU at RGH is a modern purpose built department providing a fit for purpose environment. As part of your role you may be required to rotate to the other MIU's within the Health Board.

The Clinical Futures model is extending Aneurin Bevan University Health Board’s successful implementation of its Care Closer to Home initiatives, strengthening and promoting its services in the community as well as centralising care of the most critically ill patients in the brand new state-of-the art Grange University Hospital.

We would like to offer you the opportunity to come and be part of our supportive and experienced team and join us in our continuous efforts to deliver high quality emergency care to patients presenting with a broad spectrum of conditions. If you would like the opportunity to really make a difference to the care and treatment patients receive then this is the role for you.

You will be supported by a team of experienced ENP's and your continuous learning and development will be facilitated by a highly motivated team. All staff have personal mentors and a competency based development plan. 

We care for our patients 7 days a week, 24 hours a day and can consider a number of working patterns to support work life balance of our staff.  A degree of flexibility would be required to meet the needs of the service.

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


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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

Diane Ridley on 07980 919436/ 01873 732082 or email:


Claire McCarthy Consultant Nurse  on email:

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