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ERU Lead Nurse

Job Reference: J240-CLI01411

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Extended Recovery Unit
Equivalent to Band 6

ERU Lead Nurse | Extended Recovery Unit/Surgical Ward | Band equivalent | Pentwyn | Cardiff

Spire Cardiff Hospital is a premium provider of private healthcare in South Wales. We practice some of the most advanced treatments with the latest generation imaging and diagnostic technology. This means we can offer everything from screening, rehabilitation and cutting-edge surgical procedures across a variety of specialist treatments, which are all delivered through our expert and caring clinical teams.

Duties and responsibilities:

To lead in the delivery of ERU & Ward services within Spire Cardiff Hospital and to facilitate others to provide exemplary planned care for all surgical patients through the provision of theoretical and practical general surgery education at ward level.

As well as improving the ERU service and implementing standards and ensuring competencies are up to date you will be required to provide hands on nursing care in ERU and the general surgical ward.

Who we're looking for:

  • Be NMC registered - your pin should not have any restrictions or conditions
  • Have a minimum of 2 yearspost-graduation, Hospital experience.
  • Have been employed in surgical or acute settings.
  • Critical care/HDU or ITU experience is essential


  • We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Please see the attached benefits leaflet for more information.

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Lisa O’Connor on 07912 574552 or emaillisa.o’

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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