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Deputy Ward Manager

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per Week)
Job ref
Hafan Y Coed , Llandough
£31,365 - £37,890 Per annum
Salary period
26/11/2020 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


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


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


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


An exciting opportunity has arisen for innovative and enthusiastic Nurse to work in Rehabilitation and Recovery Services as Band 6, Deputy Ward Manager.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will have the opportunity to work with experienced teams. You would need to provide leadership, role modelling and clinical skills. We are looking for the post-holders to be enthusiastic, dedicated and flexible to the service.

Our unit/wards and wider services benefit from a welcoming, warm, multi-disciplinary team made up of Psychiatrists, Health Care Support Workers, Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Psychologists. These are exciting opportunities for enthusiastic applicants.

You will be required to act in the role of clinical specialist and as part of the management team in the running of a busy service, providing both clinical and managerial leadership to junior staff.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient care and are looking for a Registered nurse who has up-to-date knowledge of underpinning drivers/legislation/research & experience of mental health rehabilitation would be an advantage.

We are committed to the ethos of the recovery model promoting hope, optimism and innovative ways of working in partnership with patients and families.

We are also searching for nurses who share our values that:

  • We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
  • We trust one another
  • We respect each other
  • We take personal responsibility
  • We treat people with kindness
  • We act with integrity

In return we will offer you a dynamic, friendly working environment, a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role.

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board is situated in the vibrant easily accessible capital of Wales which combines the best of city life, coast and countryside.

Boasting affordable housing, high performing schools and excellent sporting and cultural venues, Cardiff has been voted the best place to live in the UK.

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

Closing date: 26th November 2020.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Senior Nurse Manager Mary Morgan on 029 21 824979/02921 832610.