• Anywhere

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder is responsible for the 24 hour management and provision of nursing care within the designated clinical area.
  • The post holder will be an expert in the assessment, planning and implementation of all areas of nursing care and provide clinical leadership within the service.
  • The post holder is responsible for ensuring that high standards of clinical evidence based care are continuously achieved and monitored.
  • The post holder is responsible for ensuring that the Health Board Dignity Pledge is implemented within their area of responsibility and that at all times, members of staff treat patients, families and colleagues with dignity and respect.
  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

    Working for our organisation

    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.

    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.

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities

    You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

    Person specification

    Qualifications & Training

    Essential criteria

  • 1st Level Childrens Nurse
  • NMC Registration
  • Evidence of a Degree level qualification or working at this level
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Holds or is actively working towards a relevant Postgraduate diploma..
  • Computer literate
  • Good research knowledge
  • Desirable criteria

  • Recognised Management qualification
  • Evidence of Masters level study
  • ECDL qualification
  • Experience of undertaking audit
  • Clinical

    Essential criteria

  • Broad in depth experience of practice in Childrens nursing
  • Substantial post registration experience
  • Significant experience of working within Childrens services
  • Ability to demonstrate application of improvement methodology.
  • Good knowledge of risk and clinical governance
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience of working in other settings
  • Personal and People Development

    Essential criteria

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm towards teaching and sharing knowledge
  • Up to date in all current issues related to professional nursing practice
  • Assertive and confident in approach
  • Excellent role model both in clinical and professional capacity
  • Ability to identify and take action when own or others undermines equality and diversity
  • Service Improvement & Quality

    Essential criteria

  • Experience of being involved in service improvement or a project
  • Ability to prioritise work effectively
  • Management & Leadership skills

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience of people management skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Have the ability to know when, and with whom, to escalate and brief on critical issues;
  • Desirable criteria

  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial management
  • Personal Qualities

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with good listening skills
  • Evidence of resilient personality
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Desirable criteria

  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

    Employer certification / accreditation badges

    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

    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