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Senior Nurse - Learning Disabilities

Band 8a

Main area
Learning Disabilities
Band 8a
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Llanfrechfa Grange
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Salary period
20/04/2021 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board’s Learning Disability Directorate is excited to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Senior Nurse to be a visible and professional clinical leader with professional and operational responsibility for defined community and inpatient areas within the ABUHB area. The post holder will be a practising RNLD/RNMH with excellent leadership and management skills and a passion for ensuring high quality services are delivered to individuals who access our services.

You will work alongside our existing Senior Nurse colleague to ensure a seamless and consistent delivery of services across all Learning Disability services in ABUHB. You will support the Lead Nurse, Clinical Director & Directorate Manager in delivering high quality, effective and efficient services and will be line managed by the Lead Nurse/ Directorate Manager Learning Disabilities, with professional accountability to the Lead Nurse.

The Directorate has undertaken a review of community services and the successful applicant will play a pivotal role in implementing the key strategic, clinical and operational changes to services agreed as outcomes of this review.

The post holder will assist with the strategic direction for all ABUHB Learning Disability Services. With management team colleagues you will lead in the development of strategic and operational frameworks for staff to practice within, in order to develop, maintain and evaluate systems and structures, which promote the rights responsibilities and diversities of people with a learning disability.  

You will build and strengthen relationships with Health Board and Local Authority partners taking forward partnership working and the integration agenda.

You will be responsible for ensuring that performance management is robust and lead on and ensure the service user feedback agenda is developed and maintained across your area of responsibility.

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

Closing Date:  20th April 2021

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

John Carroll

Lead Nurse

01633 623566


Julie Hall

Directorate Manager

01633 623564