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B5 Neonatal Staff Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
29 Nov 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 staff nurse on SCBU covering maternity leave to join our Special Care Baby Unit at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

The SCBU is an 11 bedded unit with one stabilisation space. We have nine special care cots and two high dependency cots. We are part of the north wales neonatal network, working in partnership across the three units. We pride ourselves on being a friendly team working to provide high standard family centred care for our patients and families.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 5 registered nurse, you will carry out clinical practice ensuring high quality and current evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, implementation, interventions and evaluations for patients is provided from admission through to discharge. Working as partners in care at all times with the parents and families to provide family centred care.

We have great education and development opportunities, thanks to our close links with our local universities, along with induction and orientation. You will be supported and will gain the opportunity to enhance your skills through continuing professional development. It is a requirement of the role on SCBU that you need to complete the Neonatal QIS course, and will be supported with this.

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
  • Good communication skills and be able to present factual information.
  • Flexibility to work shifts according to service needs, both day and night duty.



  • RN Child Branch
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance issues.
  • Basic knowledge of the physiology of the neonate/child and its relation to illness in the neonatal period.

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Wrexham Maelor Hospital


LL13 7TD

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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