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Registered Nurse Forensics

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024
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An opportunity has arisen for band 5 RMN to join our team in Ty Llywelyn, Male, Forensic Medium Secure Unit working within the North Wales Forensic mental health team. Ty Llywelyn specialises in the assessment, treatment and support of people with a broad spectrum of enduring mental health needs who have committed or at serious risk of committing a crime and require enhanced care in a secure environment.

Admissions come from a variety of areas including the prison service and high secure hospitals. Service users receive treatment and support to enable them to move on to lower levels of security or directly to the community. The unit benefits from having experienced Consultants, Specialty doctors, dedicated Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, nurses and Social Workers.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for ambitious staff with the desire for both personal and professional development. We offer regular clinical and managerial supervision as well as promoting continuous professional development to provide you with opportunities to progress and ensure that best practice is embedded in clinical provision.

We support our staff through a well-structured Trust Induction, Mandatory Training, monthly professional and clinical supervisions, staff appraisals, robust Preceptorship Programme, support for continual professional development activities, Reflective Practice, staff meetings, psychosocial and team events such as team away days. We also offer a number of clinical and professional development opportunities.

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

Please see additional job specific duties and responsibilities within the attached job descriptions.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered
  • Pre-registration evidence in direct nursing care
  • Knowledge of Mental health nursing
  • Experience of providing holistic nursing care



  • Experience working as a mental health nurse and assessing service users health and well being and the supervision of other staff and systems
  • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act/ Mental Health Capacity Act
  • Possess an understanding and have experience of multi-agency and multi disciplinary working

Attributes and Abilities


  • To prioritize and organise working day
  • Able to exhibit good de-escalation skills and feel confident enough to use these on a regular basis
  • Effective communicator

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ty Llywelyn, Bryn Y Neuadd Hospital



LL33 0HH

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