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Deputy Ward Manager

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Ward Sister on Ceiriog Ward, a 27 bedded ward and is part of the East Area Management Team. Ceiriog ward cares a wide variety of patients with complex care needs and is the feeder ward for the stroke unit. We work closely with all members of the MDT and encourage patients and family involvement in all aspects of patient care.

This post requires motivation, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and demonstration of evidence based clinical practice. The candidate should also be a mentor with recognised mentor experience and a proven history of providing supervision to junior staff. The successful candidate should be motivated and enthusiastic about your own professional development and be open to undertaking further academic qualifications. They must be flexible, approachable, compassionate, motivated, hardworking and be able to manage their time effectively.

The successful candidate will receive support in their new role and will be encouraged in further development. They will gain experience in directly leading and managing staff with clear guidelines and goals. We offer a supportive, exciting and challenging work environment and we are committed to the training and development of our staff.

Main duties of the job

To support the Ward Manager in the day-to-day management of the ward. To take charge of the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager. To ensure the ward runs efficiently, by promoting mental health care through Health Board policies and NMC guidelines and code of practice.

To contribute to the development of junior staff, which furthers the objectives of the service, by providing supervision and tuition, based on research and developing trends in health care.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the \Disability Confident Employer scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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



  • Registered Nurse and Evidence of further education at Level 6


  • Degree or Masters /Recognised management qualification



  • Evidence of ongoing professional development and a commitment to undertake further study or management/leadership course.
  • Broad in depth experience of general nursing Significant post registration experience and experience of being involved in service improvement


  • Experience of Human Resource management and experience of financial management
  • Experience of undertaking an audit

Skills & Abilities


  • Proficient in the following clinical skills: venepuncture; intravenous cannulation and administration of intravenous additives. Effective communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and the ability to prioritise own workload and work under pressure


  • Evidence of resilient personality and Flexible and reliable to the service

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