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Registered Nurse - Minor Injury Unit YYF

Band 5

Main area
Minor Injury units
Band 5
Permanent: full time
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (various hours available)
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Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr
Ystrad Mynach
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum/pro rata
Salary period
06/10/2022 23:59

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


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


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


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

Exciting  and challenging opportunities has arisen within the Minor Injury Unit’s (MIU) at the Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr (YYF) for band 5 triage nurses.

 The MIU’s are Nurse Led units and manage adults and children (over the age of 1year old) with minor injuries.

The role of the triage nurse includes triage, redirection of patients to other services, treatment of patients attending the MIU’s supporting the Emergency Nurse Practitioners (ENPs) in their role  and interim care of the unwell self-presenting patient, until they can be transferred to an appropriate team/setting

The MIU’s work closely with the team in ED GUH and Urgent Primary Care team to ensure patients are seen by the most appropriate service. Successful candidates will be supported by a team of experienced ENP’s and all staff nurses have personal mentors and a competency based development plan.  

Come and join our supportive and experienced team and join us in our continuous efforts to deliver high quality emergency care.

There may be an element of rotation to other MIU sites on an infrequent basis.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide high quality nursing care to patients attending the department
  • Successfully complete a locally approved orientation and clinical competency programme
  • Support a clinical environment that is patient and public focused
  • Assist in developing an environment which supports the value of nursing care within the Minor Injury Unit
  • Liaise and communicate with members of the multidisciplinary team in the planning and delivery of patient care
  • Deliver evidenced based practice 
  • Contribute to the setting of standards for nursing care
  • Participate in the formal monitoring of standards of care, including audit 
  • Act as an advocate for patients and their significant others
  • Maintain accurate, timely records/standards for documentation, including IT, data collection and input
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Maintain and protect confidential information relating to patients at all times 

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

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification

Education and training

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Desirable criteria
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Knowledge and understanding

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Helen Higgs
Job title
Emergency Nurse Practitioner
Email address
Telephone number
01443 802353