Inpatient Team Lead

Powys Teaching Health Board
Llandrindod Wells
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and flexible individual with strong leadership qualities and excellent communication skills to apply for the post of Inpatient Team lead on Clywedog Ward , Llandrindod Wells Hospital. Clywedog Ward is a 10 bedded older adult mental health mixed gender ward, caring for individuals with a functional or organic need serving the population of South Powys.

Main duties of the job

The team leader is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the team and environment. We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering excellent mental health services and can support the staff to achieve their potential. Key responsibilities will include supervision and appraisal for staff, recruitment, and management of staff, monitoring the environment, mental health and physical health needs for the individual, including any ligature risks. making sure that people are safe and that we promote person centred care whilst maintaining a cost-effective service.

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work a rural health setting whereyou can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Mental Health degree or significant demonstrable experience in Mental Health
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and how it affects practice
  • Demonstrable understanding of performance management
  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development
  • Post qualifying experience of working within an adult mental health environment
  • Experience of staff caseload supervision and providing professional guidance and support for colleagues
  • Evidence of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Evidence of having influenced practice or service development
  • Ability to work in partnership with others
  • Ability to motivate others towards agreed goals
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and team working skills
  • Can demonstrate PTHB Values
  • Evidence of people management


  • Management or Leadership qualification (e.g. NVQ level 4)
  • Evidence of leading change or new initiatives or other service developments

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board


Llandrindod Wells Hospital

Temple Street

Llandrindod Wells


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