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Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Child and Adolescent Mental health Services
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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North Wales Adolescent Service
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
24/06/2019 23:59

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. Visit our web site today:


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.



Mae ward cleifion mewnol Gwasanaeth Pobl Ifanc Gogledd Cymru (NWAS) wedi’i lleoli mewn uned bwrpasol yn Abergele, Gogledd Cymru. Mae NWAS yn cynnwys ward generig 12 gwely gyda Thîm Cefnogi Cymuned Dwys sydd newydd ei ddatblygu yn gweithio ochr yn ochr.

Mae swydd wag ar gael ar gyfer Uwch Nyrsys Staff am 1.0 WTE sydd â diddordeb mewn gweithio gyda phobl ifanc mewn sefyllfa cleifion mewnol. Byddwch yn ymuno â thîm nyrsio sefydledig ac amlddisgyblaethol, a bydd gennych rôl weithgar o ran rheolaeth glinigol yr holl bobl ifanc, trwy waith grŵp ac unigol.

Bydd cyfnod o breceptoriaeth a goruchwyliaeth glinigol reolaidd yn cael ei ddarparu. Mae NWAS yn ymdrechu i roi cyfleodd ar gyfer datblygu a hyfforddi staff yn bellach, ac rydym yn cefnogi hyfforddiant mewnol ac allanol rheolaidd.

Rydym yn ymrwymo i recriwtio, datblygu a chadw staff yn y Gwasanaeth CAMHS Mewnol.

Bydd angen gwybodaeth a gallu dangos dealltwriaeth o’r anawsterau sy’n wynebu pobl ifanc heddiw, ac ymwybyddiaeth o broblemau seiciatrig pobl ifanc y byddwch yn dod ar eu traws.

Mae gwybodaeth am weithdrefnau Diogelu Plant yn hanfodol, yn ogystal â rhinweddau sy’n ymwneud â gofalu, gwydnwch a sgiliau cyfathrebu ardderchog.

Mae’r gallu i siarad Cymraeg yn ddymunol ar gyfer y swydd hon; mae croeso i ymgeiswyr Cymraeg a/neu Saesneg i ymgeisio.

Cysylltwch â Wendy Hornby, Rheolwr Ward ar 01745 448700

Dydiadd cau: 24/06/19 


The North Wales Adolescent Service (NWAS) Inpatient ward is based in a purpose built unit in Abergele, North Wales.  NWAS consists of a 12 bedded generic ward with a newly developed Intensive Community Support Team working alongside.

A vacancy exists for 1.0 WTE Senior Staff Nurses who are interested in working with adolescents in an Inpatient setting. You will be joining a well established nursing and multi-disciplinary team, and have an active role in the clinical management of all young people, through group and individual work.

A period of preceptorship and regular clinical supervision will be provided.  The NWAS strives to provide opportunities for the development and further training of all staff, and regular in-house and external training are supported.

We are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining staff within the CAMHS Inpatient Service.

Knowledge and demonstration of the understanding of difficulties facing adolescents today, and an awareness of adolescent psychiatric problems that may be encountered will be required.

Knowledge of Child Protection procedures are paramount, as are qualities relating to caring, resilience and excellent communication.

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

Closing date: 24/06/19 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Contact Wendy Hornby ward manager 01745 448700