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Registered Nurse - Neonatal

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Various full & part time hours available
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Royal Gwent Hospital & Nevill Hall Hospital
Newport & Abergavenny
£22,129 to £28,747 per annum pro rata
21/03/2018 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.



Are you motivated and enthusiastic about joining our neonatal team?

We have full and part-time positions available for registered nurses (adult or paediatric trained) and midwives.

Why not come and join our team?

No previous experience required as full training will be provided.

During your induction you will work supernumerary with someone supporting you, while working through an education pathway.

Neonatal Services within Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, consists of two units. The Unit at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport is a Level 3 unit, providing intensive care for 24 cots: 1 stabilisation cot, 7 ITU, 7 HDU and 10 SC, with transitional care cots on the postnatal wards.

The unit at Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny is a Level 2 unit, providing high dependency and special care but also stabilisation intensive care until a transfer can be arranged. It has 4 cots: 1 stabilisation cot and 4 SC, with transitional care cots on the postnatal ward.

The nursing establishment for the Service complies with the All Wales Neonatal standards regarding staffing which is 1:1 nursing for ITU babies, 1:2 for HDU babies and 1:4 for SC babies.

We have a dedicated team of Neonatal Nurses, Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Consultants and Practice Development Team. As part of the All Wales Neonatal Network Transport Service, we care not only for babies and their families born in our Health Board but from the whole of Wales. We also have a dedicated Neonatal Liaison Service.

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated Band 5 nurses with a flexible approach to work who are able to work the full nursing rota. This includes 12 hour shift patterns of days, nights and weekends. You will be required to rotate between both sites.

In return for your hard work and commitment to our service we offer excellent development opportunities for all our staff, including:
- An induction period with a dedicated education pathway. You will be fully supported during this time by the practice development team.
- Access to neonatal modules to become Qualified in Speciality.
- paid annual leave, statutory maternity and sick pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
- Occupational Health & Staff Well Being Service.

Registered midwives will be expected to uphold their intention to practice in their own time.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing Date: 21st March 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Belinda Cook or Niki Harris
Tel: 01633 234599 / 234600