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Temporary Staffing Department

The Health Board employs approximately 14,500 staff and provides health services to a population of around 472,400 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We also serve a wider population across South and Mid Wales for a range of specialties and value the skills and experience of our temporary workforce as key to delivering safe and effective care.

We are looking for dedicated health professionals to work across our various hospital sites and service areas:

  • University Hospital of Wales
  • University Hospital of Llandough
  • Barry Hospital
  • St David’s Hospital
  • Primary Care

How to apply or book shifts

The Temporary Staffing Department is open as follows:

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 6:30pm
Saturday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

If you would like to book a bank shift within Cardiff and Vale UHB, please contact us on 029 2071 6200 and a member of the Temporary Staffing team will be happy to help.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The Temporary Staffing Office is based at:

University Hospital Llandough
Penlan Road
CF64 2XX

The benefits of temporary working

There are many benefits to temporary working, some of which are listed below:

  • You accept work when you are available
  • Induction programmes plus local orientation to assignments
  • Access to relevant training opportunities and continuing Education Opportunities
  • Free uniforms
  • Access to NHS pension scheme
  • Opportunities to work in a range of NHS environments
  • Increased opportunity to find a permanent position within the Health Board

Is temporary working right for you?

Do any of the following questions apply to you?

  • Are you a registered nurse looking to come back to a nursing career after a career break, or looking for a permanent position but not ready to commit yet, or simply looking to work extra hours?
  • Are you an unregistered nurse looking for occasional or regular work in a caring and friendly environment?
  • Are you a student nurse or an existing Health Care Support Worker looking to work extra hours?

If so, then we need people like you!  We are seeking Health Care Support Workers who are able to work effectively in a variety of settings, wards and departments as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You must have experience of delivering care in this or an equivalent role within a health care providing organisation.


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