Children’s Nursing

Swansea Bay University Health Board Children’s Services provide holistic care to infants, children, young people, and their families.

Children’s Nursing at Swansea Bay UHB

Children have the right to be heard and listened to. We aim to provide the best services by engaging with children and young people, seeking their views and opinions on what is important to them. Our Children’s Charter and Children’s Rights Promises set out the standard of what children and young people can expect from us, and encompass the child’s right to survive, grow and fulfil their potential.

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Woman nurse wearing surgical mask looking at doll baby on a changing table

Career pathway

There is huge potential for you to develop your skills and knowledge. There are opportunities to care for children with medical, surgical, burns, oncology, and unscheduled and complex health care needs. Professional development is key to our practice, and we anticipate you will embrace the opportunities that come your way.

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Why choose Swansea Bay
for Children’s Nursing

As a children’s nurse at Swansea Bay UHB, you will be 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 is encouraged, and professional development applauded.

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Find out why you should work for us.

See a full list of employee benefits.


There is a wide range of roles and career opportunities to discover within our Children’s Nursing division.


The Children’s Community Nursing Team is growing and evolving, and new roles are being introduced. We have recently developed a Band 4 role – Senior Children’s Health Care Support Worker. This will involve more detailed training and delegation of more complex tasks by the Children’s Community Nursing Team and a higher level of knowledge and responsibility for the Senior Healthcare Support Worker.

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There is a real sense of belonging at the
health board and in my local community.