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Consultant Nurse for Dementia

Band 8d

Main area
Mental Health
Band 8d
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Wrexham Maelor Hospital
£75,914 to £87,754 per annum
28/07/2020 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.

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



An opportunity has arisen for a Nurse Consultant in Dementia at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in the Mental Health and Learning Disability Division. This post is for a highly specialised professional advice, consultancy, clinical expertise and leadership to patients, carers and Health Board staff.  The post holder will demonstrate expert advanced skills and competencies to directly influence the delivery of programmes of care across the full range of care providers of the health and social care economy. The post holder will provide and receive highly complex, extremely delicate or sensitive information to patients, their families and colleagues where it is likely to cause offence.

The post holder will initiate research in the field of Dementia Care to ensure that evidence based practice is inherent in all aspects of service delivery. They will maintain clinical excellence in the field of dementia care through the dissemination of knowledge across the Health Board, partnership groups/organisations and externally as appropriate

The post holder will engage in the development and leadership of training initiatives within the Health Board focused on dementia care, supporting excellence in practice. They will initiate and support research in the field of Dementia Care to ensure that evidence based practice is inherent in all aspects of service. In order to facilitate the generation of high quality research the post holder will hold an honorary role with the School of Health Sciences, Bangor University, focused on the Ageing & Dementia Bangor/Dementia Services Development Service (DSDC) research centre, as part of the Bangor Institute for Health and Medical Research (BIHMR).

As part of the honorary role the post holder within the School of Health Sciences will engage in supporting the delivery of academic programmes focused on Dementia Care and will make a contribution to the business of the school.


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

Closing date: 28/07/2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Adrian Jones, Assistant Director of Nursing on 03000 858130.