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Substance Misuse Manager

Job Reference: 050-HMP-PST002-1119

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Substance Misuse
HMP Berwyn, Wrexham
£37, 570 to £43, 772 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

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.


Substance Misuse Manager B7

As Team Leader you will be responsible for the clinical management and leadership of the ISM Nursing and support staff Team whilst working closely with a multi-disciplinary team of health and wellbeing professionals to deliver high quality services to patients.

This is a challenging but rewarding role for an experienced Registered Nurse with a track record of developing clinical practice in this specialism, is an excellent communicator, confident and able to exercise strong leadership and management skills. As part of the Healthcare Team you will provide healthcare to those in custody, whilst working flexibly to meet the changing needs of the services across Primary Care, Integrated Substance Misuse & Mental Health. You will also contribute to an on-going programme of development to ensure high standards of patient care are maintained, whilst fostering effective working relationships with NOMS, prison colleagues and other stakeholders.

This post is key to the development and delivery of high quality, evidence based health and wellbeing services to give prisoners access to interventions and support equitable to those provided by the NHS in the community.

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

Closing Date: 26/11/19


For further details / informal visits contact:

Contact Robert Lightburn Deputy Head of Health 01978 523040

Cysylltwch â – Robert Lightburn

Rhif ffôn – 01978 523040

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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