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Deputy Sister/Nurse Manager

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Outpatient Department facilitates and manages a broad spectrum of specialty clinics, this is an exciting opportunity not only for someone interested in developing leadership skills, but also for developing clinical skills. The department also provides a positive learning experience for Student Nurse placements.

The current department is based at UHL, however there is feasibility of expanding services across University Health Board sites. The post holder may be required to work across all sites. The current working hours are predominantly Monday-Friday however with the transformation of services, weekend and evening working may be required in the future.

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

  • Work collaboratively with the Nurse Manager to ensure that standards and quality of care given to patients, together with the environment in which care is delivered, are maintained at a high standard and where necessary improved.
  • Be an effective leader and role model and provide regular direct clinical care, using experience to support the implementation of clinical and non-clinical governance.
  • Work collaboratively with Service Managers to ensure that clinic space is fully utilised and Directorates are supported to facilitate additional and permanent clinical activity.
  • Record and report incidents/concerns in accordance with UHB policies and assist in any investigations as required.
  • Encourage a culture of learning where students receive quality clinical placements supported by mentorship, teaching and support from registered nurses.
  • Involvement in a programme for performance management that ensures all staff have a yearly appraisal and a personal development plan.
  • Ensure all qualified staff maintain their professional registration with the NMC and to support staff to meet NMC revalidation requirements.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection process in collaboration with the Nurse Manager.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focused on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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



  • Experience in supervision of staff
  • Knowledge of research and audit



  • Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Degree
  • Specialist Postgraduate/Diploma level training


  • Evidence of continuing development

Skills and abilities


  • Teaching and assessing skills
  • Ability to manage frequently changing complex situations
  • Ability to organise and priortise own time and that of the junior team
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines


  • Able to demonstrate application of expanded skills within clinical setting

Special knowledge


  • Able to demonstrate specialist knowledge of Outpatient setting


  • Understanding of relevant specialties with the OPD setting

Personal qualities


  • Able to work within a team and independently
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Enthusiastic with pleasant disposition
  • Positive change agent


  • Assertive attitude

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital Llandough

Penlan Road


CF64 2XX

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