Adult Nursing

Swansea Bay University Health Board Adult Services provide holistic care to the residents of Swansea and Neath, as well as providing a broad range of specialist service provisions to a much wider geographical area.

Adult Nursing at Swansea Bay UHB

A career in adult nursing at Swansea Bay UHB means you will be part of delivering quality assured NHS healthcare within the community, outpatient and inpatient settings, with a range of multidisciplinary teams available to you.

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Career pathway

There will be many prospects for you to develop your skills and knowledge. There is a vast range of opportunities to care for adults, including a range of specialist services across the health board, including:

  • Surgical specialities: covering elective and unscheduled areas including burns & plastics, orthopaedic, spinal, maxillofacial surgery, gastroenterology, pancreatic and bariatric
  • Theatre: including inpatient and day case
  • Cardiac/cardiothoracic
  • Emergency department, medical and surgical assessment areas
  • Stroke, respiratory, neurology, diabetes, and endocrine wards
  • Renal including renal dialysis
  • High dependency and intensive care areas: such as burns and cardiac
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Why choose Swansea Bay
UHB for Nursing?

As an adult nurse at Swansea Bay UHB you will be a part of a team that supports and values you, and one that puts the culture of our workforce at the forefront of our teams.

You will receive an induction and orientation to your work area to ensure you are familiar with the environment and are able to work effectively. We will provide you with an allocated preceptor to support your transition to our department. You will also have access to clinical supervision throughout your employment with us.

We will value and listen to your feedback and will work in partnership to resolve any concerns you may have. At Swansea Bay UHB you will be a valued member of the multidisciplinary team and can expect support from all your colleagues.

We will provide a positive workplace culture where learning and development are encouraged, and professional development is applauded.

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Find out why you should work for us.

See a full list of employee benefits.


There is a vast array of diverse nursing-oriented roles linked to the many multidisciplinary teams that exist within the Health Board, for example:


Currently, there are exciting developments taking place at the Health Board, which include:

  • Theatre expansion taking place particularly in our Orthopaedic centre of excellence within our Neath Port Talbot site
  • Medical service re-design of our acute AMSR service, at our Singleton and Morriston sites
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There is a real sense of belonging at the
healthboard and in my local community