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Registered Nurse- Pontypool

Job Reference: J170-A-20-3233

B. Braun Avitum (UK) Ltd
£24,214 - £30,330 (plus excellent benefits)

Excellent benefits that we can offer you:

  • Annual leave – 33 days (inclusive of 8 days Bank Holiday, Pro-Rata for Part Time)
  • Enhancements payable for unsocial hours
  • Paid breaks
  • Company Pension Scheme – company will match your contribution of up to 7%
  • Free onsite parking
  • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day off
  • Long Service Awards
  • Free Uniform
  • Fruit basket provided once a month
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • ‘Job Well Done’ Recognition Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Discounted high street/supermarket/travel vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Confidential Employee Assistance Helpline with qualified counsellors 24/7

Exciting job opportunity:

Bringing our expertise as a reliable partner and advocate for our patients through every single step of their dialysis journey is very important to us. By sharing our experience with you, we can offer you the opportunity to become a valued member of our compassionate and innovative team, helping us to improve the quality of life for our patients.

We have an exciting opportunity in our Pontypool Dialysis Unit for a dedicated and motivated nurse with current NMC registration looking to take on a new challenge or the next step in their nursing career.

This dynamic 15 station unit provides haemodialysis treatment for 60 patients in partnership with the NHS Trust. The unit operates safe staffing with a protected 3:1 patient to nurse ratio. The nearest railway station to the unit is New Inn.

You will be fully supported and provided with excellent training and development which will enable you to provide safe, high quality, holistic nursing care to patients undergoing dialysis treatment. We welcome applications from registered general nurses from various backgrounds as well as newly qualified nurses.

Hours of work:

  • Full time role working 37.5 hours per week

  • 3 x 12 hour shifts per week plus an additional top up shift when required

  • Long Day = 07:00 – 19:00

  • Monday to Saturday on a rota’d shift system

  • No Sunday working

  • No night shifts

  • We expect staff to work flexibly and work shifts depending on the need of the business


  • To develop and expand theoretical knowledge and practical skills involved in the care of a dialysis patient

  • To demonstrate competent and efficient patient assessment care needs, coordinating with the unit link role resources and multidisciplinary team, to ensure patients receive their optimum care

  • To demonstrate a proactive mentorship approach to the team, acting as a resource in the unit team, empowering patients, qualified nurses, ancillary staff and student nurses to share knowledge and skills.

  • To promote and maintain professional relationships with both patients and Trust staff to enhance the business excellence and partnership with B Braun Avitum UK Ltd

  • To work within the Avitum Policies and Procedures and adhere to the Quality Manual and Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines

Expertise required:

  • Qualified nurse with current NMC registration - essential
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional patient care - desirable
  • Committed and eager to learn new skills
  • An excellent communicator
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Aptitude for acquiring clinical skill techniques
  • Flexible to cover the needs of the patients/unit
  • Please note, salary will be dependent on previous dialysis experience or experience working in acute care

Additional information:

  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, Occupational Health Check, Negative Hepatitis B Antigen Status and Eligibility to Work in the UK

  • We always recommend that candidates arrange an informal visit to the unit, especially if you don't have previous dialysis experience as this is a great opportunity to understand more about the role, the unit and the Company. Please contact us on 0114 225 9080 to arrange an informal visit.

  • For further company information, please visit our B Braun Avitum website

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.

UK Registration

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

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