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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2020.

Consultant Nurse for Dementia

Job Reference: 050-NMR585-0620-A

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Mental Health
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham
£75,914 - £87,754 per annum

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

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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.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is the largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for a population of around 678,000 people across the six counties of North Wales. Stretching from Wrexham in the East and along the coast to the mountains of Snowdonia in the West, and with great transport links to the cities of Chester, Liverpool and Manchester we like to think that we have something for everyone.

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic motivated individual who will provide 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.

We are looking for a passionate creative, and strategic nurse consultant with significant expertise in Dementia Care and a proven record of leadership, change management and innovation to work in a culture of continuous improvement.

Key responsibilities will include education and training, alongside professional leadership and consultancy.

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 stakeholders.

The post holder will engage in the development and leadership of training initiatives within the Health Board focused on dementia care, supporting excellence in clinical 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).

Despite our large footprint across North Wales, there’s a real family feel working for Betsi with lots of support and engagement from colleagues and clinicians. You couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting when commuting between sites, and a further advantage is the relatively low cost of living here in Wales, with support for relocation available. So why not ring for an informal chat, to discover how Betsi could help you to fulfill your career ambitions, whilst supporting us to achieve ours. Call Reena Cartmell, Associate Nurse Director, on 07799342021 or email

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

Closing date: 22nd September 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Reena Cartmell

Associate Nurse Director


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