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Primary Care Nurse - HMP Berwyn

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
HMP Berwyn is a category C local training prison with a remand function serving courts in North Wales with a capacity of 2106 men.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) provides a dedicated health and wellbeing service supporting patients with often complex needs including physical, mental health and substance misuse issues.

We offer training and development opportunities in our friendly and supportive teams. Full-time, part-time, flexible working, fixed shift patterns, weekends and nights only contracts are available in addition to a range of other employee benefits.

Shifts times can vary but day cover is from 07:00-19:30 and night cover is 19:00-07:30.

We very much welcome informal visits. Please get in touch to arrange these.

Main duties of the job

Are you looking for a new challenge?

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?

Please note for Welsh students, you must apply via Streamlining where all available jobs can be located

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you're looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

Health and wellbeing services are delivered seven days a week day throughout the year. Your duties will include first and second reception screening for new arrivals, medication administration, triage and vaccination clinics. Long term condition clinics are a core clinical activity. The role is varied, involving assessing and treating patients and carrying out effective care in an ever changing environment responding to both their physical and mental well-being needs.

BCUHB offers of employment are subject to satisfactory receipt of references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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.

Please note if your application is successful and you are invited to interview, they will be held on site at HMP Berwyn to ensure candidates have an understanding of the environment. Requests for virtual interviews will not be accepted.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse


  • Evidence of post registration qualification



  • Experience in a primary care and/or acute nursing


  • Significant experience at Band 5 in a related clinical environment

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


HMP Berwyn

Bridge Road North


LL13 9QS

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