Deputy Head of Nursing CAMHS/ND/LD

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£57,006 to £66,241 a year Per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023
Job summary

Childrens services within the East Integrated Health Community is looking to recruit a forward thinking, innovative Senior Nurse to join the Childrens Senior Leadership Team as Deputy Head of Nursing for CAMHS, Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disability services. If you are committed to giving high standards of patient care, have a strong focus on patient quality & safety, can work flexibly to lead the teams and have senior nurse experience we really want to hear from you.

To apply you will need to demonstrate significant experience as a Senior Nurse leader at Band 8a or above. The role requires you to be an excellent communicator, leader and passionate about Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing. Your portfolio must demonstrate that of a high profile clinical leader and have had regular management experience of a clinical area relevant to CAMHS, Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disability services.

If you would like the opportunity to lead within our amazing dedicated teams that provide safe and compassionate care to our patients, have an innovative and dynamic approach to developing services and our staff; then we would welcome your application.

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

Main duties of the job

  • Support the Head of Nursing in providing the strategic direction for Children and YoungPeople services (CAMHS/Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disability). Undertake alead role in designated directorate projects or programmes of work. Responsible forensuring the delivery of the BCUHB Nursing Strategy.
  • Responsible and accountable for the planning, organising, management and the delivery of high quality, safe and effective Nursing services, ensuring they are evidence based and measurable (metrics).
  • Provide expertise and strong professional leadership for areas of responsibility having direct clinical involvement and extensive knowledge of CAMHS/Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disability Specialties.
  • Support the Head of Nursing in the delivery of the East IHC Nursing Governance assurance framework .e.g.: (Attendance at the IHC Quality & Safety meeting

About us

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • N.M.C. Registered nurse -Mental Health or Learning Disability
  • Masters Degree in Nursing, relevant nursing experience or willing to undertake and complete within 3 years.


  • Post-graduate management qualification



  • Significant experience in a senior managerial post.

Management Skills


  • Proven ability to analyse highly complex problems and to develop and successfully implement practical and workable solutions to address them


  • Workforce planning / role redesign

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