Maxillofacial Unit Manager

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

There is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic RGN to develop their career in the Maxillofacial Unit. We are seeking to appoint a motivated maxillofacial nurse with extensive clinical and leadership skills to be appointed to a band 7 unit manager.

The successful candidate will have proven maxillofacial nursing experience and need to demonstrate post registration education and leadership skills.

The department is a self-contained unit, with outpatient clinics and Local and General operating lists, including our award winning special need patient lists.

The primary base will be the Royal Gwent Hospital, however the successful applicant needs to provide leadership to the Nevill Hall team.

The unit is currently open between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday, and operates a late night rota.

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

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a nurse who has a passion and drive to provide and ensure high quality patient care, who is forward thinking and motivated to join this busy and expanding team.

As the unit manager you must have an passion for maxillofacial nursing. You should have excellent communication skills and work well in a multidisciplinary team. You will be accountable for team performance and the quality of the service delivered. You will act as a role model to the team, support staff through clinical leadership and guidance helping them to develop their own clinical skills.

We are focused on providing an effective and efficient service with emphasis on providing the best personalised care, co-coordinating the patient's care through the department, ensuring that all the patients' needs are met, integrating high quality care in the most cost effective setting.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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



  • Registration with NMC
  • Evidence of Maxillofacial nursing


  • Educated to degree level or working towards

Job related skills and ability


  • Evidence based record of delivering high quality care


  • Outpatient experience

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