Registered Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedics UHW - COVID-19 in Cardiff

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE... 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...

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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.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

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

Location: UHW

Come and join our Trauma and Orthopaedic Family. We are a close knit team that is excited to welcome you!

A6 South is a 19 bedded unit that cares for Acute Trauma patients from across Wales, often with complex needs and a variety of fractures. If a fast paced, acute trauma setting interests you we want to hear from you.

We are a friendly team, open to change and new ideas. We offer a proactive learning environment, with the opportunity to study a variety of modules, along with in-service training opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, motivated, enthusiastic registered nurse to support the team. We welcome newly qualified applicants.

In return we can offer you:
- Induction, Support , preceptorship and ongoing professional development
- Objectives and a Personal Development Plan
- Appropriate training where identified in line with your KSF

As well as a dynamic, friendly working environment we offer a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role. We have an educational pathway to support ongoing learning development to enable all staff to maximise their potential in providing safe and effective care, supporting staff in academic learning. We have specialist staff working in a wide range of advanced roles who are keen to share their knowledge and skills with those who want to follow in their footsteps. This is supported by very proactive educational teams throughout the UHB, with all areas offering electronic self-rostering to help support your work life balance requirements.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

How we will Support and Help you Progress!

When you join you will have a pathway tailored to your needs and wishes. You will be given four weeks of designated supernumerary status, allowing you the time to settle in to your new role. You will have named practice assessors and supervisors who will work with you to guide and help you achieve your goals. The NMPP will ensure you have the study days required to equip you with the specific clinical skills you need. The Practice Development Nurse (PDN) will see you regularly to give you the opportunity to chat openly and honestly about how you are settling it and will monitor your progress. You will have generic and specific competencies to work through, alongside regular Trauma and Orthopaedic skills teaching with the PDN and Trauma Practitioners.

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

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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
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Must be eligible to work in the EU
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