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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
12 Jul 2024
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Wrexham Learning Disability Community Health team at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. This is a Band 6 Community Learning Disability Nurse position within Wrexham. The post holder will work as part of the Learning Disability team based at Wrexham ensuring interfaces between the Local Authority and neighbouring services within the Division including community mental health teams, in patient services, as well as other statutory agencies and the voluntary sector. The post holder will ensure they deliver evidence based, safe effective interventions and clinical care, following the nursing process.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure that they follow the service principles and strategy for people with a learning disability while delivering safe, effective and high-quality specialist service in line with agreed standards. The post holder will have excellent communication skills and will be a visible and accessible member of the team, patients and their families can access for assistance, advice and support. The post holder will be expected to communicate and receive highly complex and sensitive information and able to analyse and interpret information and act appropriately where there may be barriers to acceptance. The post holder will have a good understanding of the CHC process and also be part of the development of pathways and Maturity Matrix.

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

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • RNLD Qualification NMC Registration.
  • Evidence of a degree level Qualification or equivalent qualification in line with NMC registration.
  • Plus evidence of post grad education and of ongoing CPD


  • Management qualification and /or management experience
  • Mentor/supervisor/assessor/



  • Significant amount of experience within the clinical speciality or a relevant nursing role.


  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Experience/knowledge of senior nurse role

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Ability to communicate and receive complex information
  • The ability to diagnose a problem and take corrective action
  • Ability to analyse assessment results and transfer them into relevant packages of care Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team


  • Ability to speak Welsh IT Skills
  • Ability to manage resources



  • Evidence of effective team working
  • Ability to work positively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to work autonomously Display flexibility to adapt to organisational changes as well as changes within the service.


  • Leadership and motivational skills

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Wrexham Crown Building

31 Chester Road


LL13 8BG

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