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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 130-NMR250-0920

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Primary Care & Community
West Ward Gorseinon Hospital, Swansea
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum pro rata

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Part time 30 hours per week

Gorseinon hospital is a 36, bedded Community Rehabilitation Facility situated in the heart of a village. The hospital supports the residents of Swansea in recovery and rehabilitation following an acute admission to hospital. We work within an enabling ethos where the primary goal is to help the patient regain independence and return home as functional as possible.

An exciting opportunity has arising for a Registered Nurse with an interest in supporting older adults to join our team on West Ward Gorseinon Hospital. We have a committed team of doctors, nurse’s occupational therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacy staff who works in collaboration for the best outcomes for our patients. We also have close links with our community Reablement team.

Both experienced and newly qualified nurses are welcome to apply for this post. A genuine interest and commitment to promoting and monitoring standards of care in line with Health Board (HB) policies and procedures is essential. We uphold SBUHB core values of: Working Together: Caring for each other and Always improving. The registered nurse will work as part of the team support the Ward Manager in ensuring that a high quality service is delivered.

We will offer you the opportunity to gain experience, develop your nursing skills, clinical supervision and support for your NMC revalidation. We are looking to reduce readmissions to the acute hospitals by enhancing the clinical skills of our nursing workforce. Working autonomously is of paramount importance within this setting as we are nurse led out of hours with no medical practitioner on site at the these times.

For informal discussions in regards to this career opportunity please contact: - Debra McNeil, Ward Manager/Matron or Clare James Matron on 01792 704180. We look forward to hearing from you.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable but not essential for this role

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDebra McNeilJob titleLead NurseEmail addressdebra.mcneil@wales.nhs.ukTelephone number01792 704180Additional contact information

To arrange an informal visit please contact

Debra McNeil Lead Nurse on 01792 704180 or email


Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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