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Registered Nurse Critical Care

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Band 5 nurse to work within the 12 bedded Critical Care Unit in Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board operates three Hospital sites with a total of 33 Critical Care beds, delivering care for all unscheduled care and a broad range of surgical specialities. We are seeking nurses who ideally have a minimum of 12 months experience in an acute area.

Candidates must be enthusiastic, committed and willing to develop in this very rewarding nursing speciality. We offer a supernumerary training period and a detailed preceptorship program alongside the National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses.

The Critical Care Unit aims to deliver safe, high quality care and ensures a positive patient experience. As part of our team, you will represent the Trust in delivering nursing care in line with BCUHB Values and treat all staff/colleagues, patients, families, and visitors with respect and dignity.

Main duties of the job

Working under the direction of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse, you will provide and maintain effective clinical assessment to ensure that patient care is planned and evaluated. Our nurses are highly valued and we will only recruit employees who share our passion to strive for excellence and improvements to nursing care. We want our staff to be an advocate for patients and their families.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English 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



  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
  • Experience of providing holistic nursing care
  • Interest in developing nursing skills


  • Clear understanding of clinical governance framework
  • Implement evidence based practice

Skills and competencies


  • Clear understanding of contract of care
  • Ability to document details clearly and accurately
  • Clear understanding of consent process
  • Basic IT skills


  • Knowledge of incident reporting policy
  • Awareness of policies , knowledge of incident reporting policy



  • NMC Registered nurse


  • Evidence of post registration study and training e.g. POVA, Child protection, Intermediate life support if required in clinical setting



  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • Welsh Speaker

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Wrexham Maelor Hospital

Croesnewydd Road


LL13 7TD

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