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Registered Nurse - Stroke Acute

Job Reference: 050-NMR784-1019-A

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Stroke Acute
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Croesnewudd Road, Wrexham
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum pro rata

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.

Recruiting now – Registered Nurses for our Acute Stroke Unit (Bersham Ward) in Wrexham Maelor Hospital –Beautiful North Wales

Come and join us – and be a part of a friendly and progressive hospital , which is creating the ideal environment for staff and our patients, improving the health of the population we serve.

Whether you are newly qualified or you have been in nursing for years or even thinking of coming back to Nursing , a move to us here in North Wales will provide opportunities to either learn on the job or develop your skills further.

Opportunities have arisen within our Acute Stroke Unit (ASU), a 21-bedded Unit that is designed to accommodate strokes from admission to transfer to the rehabilitation area once deemed medically fit. ASU houses an acute level 2 area that facilitates the holistic care of patients post cerebral thrombolytic therapy and provides a complete Multi-disciplinary team approach with all relevant therapies being based within the ward template this allows smooth transition of care and collaborative working at its best.

Due to the acuity of the ASU we will provide our Registered Nurse with enhanced training to support them within their preceptor- ship period followed specialist training from the Specialist Stroke Co-coordinators. This will also include the experience of gaining their Advanced Life Support.

With great education and development opportunities, thanks to our close links with our local Universities, along with induction, orientation and preceptorship, we will make sure you are really looked after and are supported, to enhance your skills through continuing professional development.

We can offer you:

- Flexible working to suit you and your family, such as full time, annualised hours, part time, term time, to enable you to achieve a great work-life balance. Let us discuss!

- Support to progress your nursing career in a place that allows you to reach your goals inside work and out

- A chance to be recognised for great work through our staff achievement awards

- Continued professional development opportunities through our in house practice development programme and external academic courses within universities

- High quality, modern services in rapidly developing wards and units

- Career progression Opportunities (our main hospitals are Training hospitals)

- Opportunity to rotate between two specialities to help you change direction whenever you want to

- Excellent opportunities for career progression and a clear route to advanced practice to through post -graduation qualifications

Other benefits for you:

- Free On-site parking available

- Free Bus park & ride

- Free Eye Care Vouchers

- Work Place Pension

- Comprehensive Learning & Development Package using our strong Links to local Universities & colleges for courses

- Free DBS check,

- Free Flu vaccination

- Hepatitis B vaccination

- Occupational Health Support network

- NHS Discounts i.e. Restaurants, retail, package holidays

- Uniform

Support networks, including trade unions, carers, chaplaincy, counselling service, NHS retirement fellowship , rainbow LGBT If you wish to continue to live in England and travel to North Wales, then Wrexham Maelor hospital is in commutable distance and parking is free within our hospital site.

We can provide financial support to help you relocate to North Wales along with flexible working options to enable you to achieve a great work-life balance.

Finding extra fulfilment away from work is important too and with stunning surroundings, affordable housing, great schools and a true sense of community wherever you go, North Wales is the perfect place to start or continue your career. If you have the passion, vision and ability to make a difference and help move our services forward, we want to hear from you today!


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

Closing date - 20/01/2020


For further details / informal visits contact:

Senior Sister Sandra Manuel

01978 725900

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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