Secondary Care Nursing Director

North Wales
Attractive Salary
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Job Type

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) is the largest health organisation in Wales. With the stunning Snowdonia National Park at the centre of our area, we provide a full range of primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for a population of around 678,000 people across the six counties of North Wales. The Health Board has a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of approximately 17,000 serving three main hospitals along with a network of community hospitals, health centres, clinics, mental health units and community team bases. The Health Board also coordinates the work of over 100 GP practices and NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists in North Wales.  

BCUHB’s secondary care services is a £420m division with 6 directorates and approximately 7,000 staff of which 4,500 are Nursing colleagues.  Services are mainly delivered from three District General Hospitals across the North Wales coast – in Bangor, Bodelwyddan and Wrexham.  As a critical member of the Secondary Care Leadership Team, our Secondary Care Nursing Director will jointly hold responsibility for the strategic direction and operational delivery of our secondary care services and their integration with our community provision.  They will drive improvements in quality and performance and promote a culture of Prudent and Compassionate Health Care.  This is a broad and complex leadership role including responsibility for clinical strategy, governance, quality, performance, research and professional development.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Nurse leader with a track record of delivering engagement and improvement within an acute setting.  Able to confidently deputise for our Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, you will lead the quality agenda, winning the hearts and minds of our dedicated nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals in the hospital and working with colleagues across the wider community services.  This is an exciting career development opportunity for an aspirant Executive Director to influence change and gain broad experience in a complex and rewarding environment.

For further information about the UHB, our culture and our aspirations, please click on the 'Apply' button and for a confidential conversation contact Emma Pickup of GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6292. 

Closing date: Friday 27 April 2018; final interviews: w/c 4 June

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board is committed to promoting equality and diversity.  The Health Board operates a bilingual policy.  Applicants under the “two tick” scheme are guaranteed an interview if the minimum criteria is met.