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Nurse Team Leader - Staff Bank

Band 6

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Staff Bank
Band 6
Part time 22.5 hours per week
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Prince Charles Hospital
Merthyr Tydfil
£26,566 to £35,578 pro rata per annum
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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.

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our page.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Cwm Taf University Health Board for a highly motivated and forward thinking Staff Bank Nurse Lead.  Along with the Staff Bank Manager, the post holder will lead and deliver a high quality central temporary staffing service across the Health Board.   The Nurse Lead will provide professional advice and high level support to the ward/department managers, for the effective planning and use of temporary staff; and to ensure the service provided by the Staff Bank Office is responsive to the UHB's requirements and enables the delivery of safe patient care.  Utilising appropriate e-systems, the Nurse Lead will also and be responsible for recruitment, absence management, concerns and safeguarding issues involving Bank and Agency staff. 

The post holder is the professional advisor in respect of temporary staffing issues, and is responsible for ensuring that all NHS employment and legal governance requirements are met.

This is an extremely busy role in a fast-moving environment, and therefore you must be able to work calmly under pressure. You must be an experienced healthcare professional with experience of managing a team, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues facing the NHS workforce and the role temporary staffing plays.

The Staff Bank Office is part of the Workforce and OD Directorate and is responsible for providing a temporary staffing service for all staff groups, including Nursing and Midwifery staff, Allied Health Professionals and Administrative and Clerical staff to work alongside our permanent workforce.  The Staff Bank Office uses an electronic temporary staffing module linked to an electronic rostering system.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 20th May 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Quirk
Staff Bank Manager
01685 726950