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Lead Nurse - Children and Young People

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Merthyr Tydfil
£59,857 to £69,553 per annum
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual with relevant skills, experience and knowledge to join Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board as one of two Lead Nurses for Children and Young People. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated experienced registered nurse with a passion for improving the health outcomes and addressing health inequalities for Children and Young People across health and social care. This post will deliver expert strategic leadership and direction for children throughout Cwm Taf Morgannwg maintaining and improving the quality of services. The postholder will provide expert advice and contribute to the planning, delivery and commissioning of services for children and young people

Main duties of the job

The postholder will demonstrate strong strategic leadership and will be the subject matter expert on the health needs of Children and Young People ) and should support the Care Group, commissioners and quality leads to fulfil duties and responsibilities. The post holder will be a key advocate for Children and Young People and bring their voice of this cohort of children and young people into all aspects of health agenda. This will support addressing health needs, inequalities and improve outcomes for them.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is responsible in conjunction with the Head of Nursing for the quality and patient experience of services within the appropriate Directorate ensuring optimum standards of patient care via the effective and efficient management of human, financial and physical resources aligned to the principles of Value Based Healthcare.

The post holder will lead on a portfolio of work identified by the Head of Nursing or Care Group Midwifery & Nurse Director, with a focus on quality improvement and innovation, care standards, learning and patient experience across the Directorate supported by the Senior Nursing & Midwifery Team.

The post holder will deputise for the Head of Nursing or Care Group Midwifery & Nurse Director when necessary, undertaking any responsibilities, as delegated, and leading portfolios of work as required.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Masters Qualification
  • Significant experience of change management and managing the change process


  • Ability to plan and organise complex activities
  • Experience of Managing SLAs / Commissioning



  • Several years experience minimum at 8a level
  • Ability to lead and inspire a large team


  • Recent experience of change management within a multi professional team environment

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Prince Charles Hospital (Pan CTM role)

Prince Charles Hospital

Merthyr Tydfil

CF47 9DT

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