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Practice Nurse - HMP Berwyn

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
1 Dec 2023
The post holder is responsible for the delivery of general practice nursing to the prison population. The focus of the role is both the delivery of evidence-based practice for patients presenting with a long term condition, and the provision of preventative health care to the population. As an autonomous practitioner the nurse is responsible for the care delivered, demonstrating critical thinking and skills in clinical decision-making in the management of patients. They will work collaboratively within the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, support the delivery of policy and procedures, and provide nurse leadership as required.

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

Main duties of the job

  • Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate treatment programmes that promote health and well-being
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for patients with a known long-term condition
  • Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition as appropriate
  • Work with other health care professionals to diagnose, monitor, manage and treat long-term conditions, including non-drug-based treatment methods using a management plan, and in line with national and local policies and practice needs
  • Review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols
  • Work with patients in order to support adherence to prescribed treatments
  • Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions
  • Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care
  • Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote patients to live healthily, and apply principles of self-care
  • Support and manage health needs of women presenting for family planning and cervical cytology consultations

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

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for this role, attached in the supporting documents.

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 first level nurse
  • Active statutory registration
  • Mentorship experience and qualification
  • Sufficient primary and community nursing experience
  • Knowledge of management of patients with long-term conditions
  • Knowledge of accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse-led service
  • Clinical skills - cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination, ear care, minor surgery , travel health, sexual health, contraception, wound care, injection therapy



  • Community nursing specialist qualification or equivalent
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Ability to provide teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


HMP Berwyn

Bridge Road North


LL13 9QA

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