The job "Staff Nurse" has been saved.

I don't have a CV - Guest Apply

Ready to apply?

Please confirm your email to start the apply process.
Staff Nurse

Job Description

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Service for a punctual and reliable staff nurse with a flexible approach, to work as part of a large multi disciplinary team.

We are looking for a highly motivated person with an interest in working with children, young people and their families. As a band 5 nurse responsibilities would include delivering treatment packages to children and young people in our care. The successful candidate will have effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively under pressure. Experience of adult acute is desirable.

Following induction and training, the post holder will work with young people on our acute admissions ward, high care ward and autonomously in Community settings, adhering to Treatment Packages developed by the Consultant and Senior staff nurses, in accordance with agreed protocols.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work the full shift pattern within a Multidisciplinary setting, be a good team worker with the ability to be flexible with working hours and manage their time effectively. The post requires good liaison skills to work closely with other professionals and agencies, such as Social Services, Educational Departments and the Voluntary Sector.

There will be an Induction together with ongoing training and supervision. A Mentor will be provided.

Due to career progression there are 2 vacancies for B5 Staff Nurse Positions.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 27th October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Rebecca James (Ward Manager)
 ( Phone number removed ) 

Cwm Taf University Health Board (UHB) reserve 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.

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage’

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

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with the Data Protection Act (1998) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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.

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

Job Requirements