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Mental Health and Learning Disability
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
Dinas Female, Ablett Unit
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Salary period
25/10/2021 23:59

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Staff Nurse - Ablett Unit

Band 5

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.



Please note for Welsh students, you must apply via Streamlining where all available jobs can be located. 

The role of nurse at Band 5 is to assist the Ward Manager in delivering the day-to-day running of the service, including ensuring the ethos of the service is conducive to patient care. The post-holder will take charge of the day to day Clinical and Nurse Management of the ward in the absence of more senior staff.  The post holder will be expected to cover for the Ward Manager on an occasional basis, and to foster harmonious working relationships within the Multi-disciplinary team.

In line with current research and best practice, you will be responsible for overseeing the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in a multi-disciplinary setting, with minimal supervision.  

Being a Keyworker to a group of patients you will be expected to carry out all relevant forms of care, which will involve caseload management of a number of clients, and caseload supervision of staff at lower grades.

The post holder will also supervise junior staff and be able to teach qualified and unqualified staff.

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

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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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Caunce

Dinas Female Ward Manager

01745 585484


Teresa Baker

Dinas Male Ward Manager 

01745 585484