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Deputy Ward Manager

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager on the Children's Emergency Assessment Unit (CEAU) in The Grange University Hospital.

Adjacent to the Children's Emergency Assessment Unit is the paediatric unit consisting of two acute ward areas, one pre school and one school age and a 2 bedded HDU. This position if flexible across the paediatric unit. The post includes, working days and nights, weekends, bank holidays etc.

Main duties of the job

CEAU is a busy, demanding and rewarding area. The successful applicant will need to be motivated and enthusiastic with good leadership skills and have significant experience as a Band 5 staff Nurse working in a Paediatric acute setting. You will need to have a flexible approach to working in a very busy department, possess excellent communication skills and be passionate about developing and maintaining high standards of care to children and their families. Experience in a Paediatric Assessment Unit is desirable but not essential.

The successful applicant will join a team with a wide variety of skills and experience. The role will include the management of staff, rosters, day to day management of the unit plus additional responsibilities. There will be opportunity for development of knowledge and skills in a supportive environment.

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

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 specialty 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

Education and training


  • 1st level paediatric nurse


  • HDU experience or qualification

Work experience


  • Significant experience in an acute child setting


  • Experience of managing a team

Knowledge and understanding


  • Evidence of further professional development


  • Understanding of effective use of resources

Skills and abilities


  • Leadership skills


  • Proven skills in development of practice/change management

personal skills


  • Flexible to the service, calm, positive, team leader

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Grange University Hospital

Caerleon Road


NP44 8YN

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