Band 7 Team leader

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£41,659 to £47,473 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Substance misuse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced Nurse to manage the Healthcare Team at HMP Cardiff, in the heart of Wales' capital city. You will provide day to day leadership, management of resources and supervision to the team delivering Primary health assessment and interventions within HMP Cardiff.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be able to forge positive working relationships with the wider prison team, addictions services and Mental Health services and provide expert support to the health Condition management in conjunction with both Health and Criminal Justice colleagues. You will need well developed communication skills and need to be resilient in working in a fast paced, high pressured environment. You will also need to provide professional nursing leadership within the team.

In turn you will receive support from a well-established and developing Primary care team within Cardiff and the Vale and access to training and development opportunities in the speciality across South Wales and nationally.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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 Essential
  • Registered Nurse (Part 1) Current NMC Registration, Degree
  • Teaching/Coaching qualification
  • Recognised leadership qualification
Experience Essential
  • Proven and relevant experience at Band 6
  • Proven post-registration experience and evidence of coordinating and managing a team of staff.
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Understanding of financial and resource management processes
Skills Essential
  • Able to demonstrate an awareness of professional issues and developments
  • Ability to speak Welsh
Special knowledge Essential
  • Appropriate experience within specialty and able to demonstrate sound knowledge of relevant specialty Advanced clinical skills
  • Sound knowledge of HR policies

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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