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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
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a proactive and enthusiastic Deputy Ward Manager to join our team on Ward 10. Ward 10 is a 24 bedded medical ward. We work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team focusing on providing high quality of care for our patients during their stay.

Job Purpose - Takes responsibility for a ward in the absence of the person who has continuing (24 hour) responsibility at Band 7. Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluating programmes of care. The applicant must have excellent communication and leadership skills.

All applicants must be a Registered nurse, with substantial experience as a registered nurse and meet the job description person specification.

Main duties of the job

In consultation with the Ward Sister agree that high standards of care are to be achieved within Ward 10.

Ensure that a high standard of care is maintained for patients during their stay on the ward.

To manage and participate as appropriate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care programmes for patients on the ward.

In the absence of the Ward Sister to manage, deploy and supervise staff allocated to his/her area and to ensure that all nursing staff are aware of the extent of their remit in planning, prescribing and evaluating nursing care.

When deploying nursing staff and allocating clinical teams to specific patients or group of patients ensure that the competencies within that team are appropriate to the care required by the patient.

To ensure that the care given is achieved in the most effective and efficient manner commensurate with sensitivity to patient needs.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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



  • Be at least a Band 5


  • At least 2 years experience as a band 5.



  • achieved grade


  • intermediate life support

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

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ward 10 Glan Clwyd Hospital

Sarn Lane


LL18 5UJ

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