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Paediatric Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 001-NMR012-0119

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Acute Child Health
Children's Hospital for Wales, Cardiff
£23,023 to £29,608 per annum pro rata


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.

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

We are looking for a vibrant and enthusiastic registered children's nurse to join our dynamic team in the Paediatric Critical Care Unit in the Children's Hospital for Wales in Cardiff.

The Children's hospital provides a fantastic state of the art facility to deliver 21st Century care for the Children of Wales. We are excited to be opening a 7th critical care bed. The facility encompasses outpatient care, medicine, surgery, critical care, oncology, renal, cardiology, therapies including hydrotherapy and an integrated Children's Theatre Suite. Paediatric Critical Care offers a combined unit with ITU and HDU patients on the same unit.

Successful candidates will have a passion for delivering the highest standards of care, and need to be sensitive towards children and their families, maintain standards of confidentiality and uphold the values of the UHB. In addition the person should be professional, possess good communication skills, and have a flexible approach to working within the service.

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

Closing Date: 31st January 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Suzanne Davies - Ward Manager
Tel: 029 2044748 


Nichola Davies - Deputy Ward Manager
Tel: 02920 744748/5323.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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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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