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Lead Nurse Nurse Primary Care

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Colwyn Bay
£51,706 to £58,210 Per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
An Exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Lead Nurse for Primary Care in the Central IHC. This post will provide expert professional leadership for nurses working in General Practice across Central IHC (Conwy & Denbighshire). A key role will be the identification of learning and development needs for Practice Nurses and co-ordination of a programme of development alongside the promotion of a culture of continuous improvement and professional excellence for the workforce. You will support the Head of Nursing in ensuring the highest standard of nursing care is provided, monitored and evaluated within primary care.

Main duties of the job

Provide clear clinical leadership and management support for practice nurses and nurse practitioners working in primary care helping them to ensure that they meet professional standards Provide formal and informal links with education providers to ensure organisations are responsive to service needs Provide advice and clinical leadership for role/service redesign, to support the implementation of the Health Boards Nursing and Midwifery Strategy, and the Area Operational Plan To support the Area in ensuring the highest standard of nursing care is provided, monitored and evaluated within primary care To promote effective communication with the clinical team within and across Localities, the Area and other agencies.

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

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 Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Master's Degree or equivalant experience in nursing or health related subject or working towards with completion in three years
  • Significant relevant experience in a managerial experience
  • Teaching / assessing qualification or experience
  • Track record of significant continuous professional and management development
  • Leadership training or equivalent experience


  • Post graduate management qualification



  • Experience of Managing and leading a broad range of staff
  • Budget management experience
  • Experience in improving quality for patient staff and service


  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification



  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems and to develop and successfully implement practical and workable solutions to address them
  • Ability to think and plan tactically and creatively and to priorities work programs in the face of competing demands
  • A strong sense of personal and team accountability coupled to a clear understanding of the boundaries around delegated authority
  • A good understanding of the changing NHS environment


  • Ability to be intellectually flexible and look beyond existing structures, ways of working boundaries and organisations to produce more effective and innovative service delivery and partnerships

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


West End Medical Centre

Abergele Road

Colwyn Bay

LL29 7LS

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