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Paediatric Ward Manager

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Ward Manager for the Paediatric Unit in the Royal Glamorgan Hospital.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of high quality care to patients within the Paediatric Unit, whilst ensuring effective planning and implementation of care needs. Providing leadership both clinically and managerially, demonstrating strong verbal and written communication skills and high ethical standards.

The post holder will have 24 hour responsibility for the ward/department areas. This will include staff management, supervision and the responsibility of maintaining professional standards that reflect the values of the Health Board.

A commitment to delivering high standards of patient focused care is an essential requirement of the post, being a vital part of the team, and have the ability to demonstrate organisational and leadership skills. You will be required to demonstrate professional attributes, including diversity, dealing with change and be able to work autonomously and effectively within the multidisciplinary team. You will be supported with your own professional development and have the opportunity to become involved with many exciting projects being supported in your role by the Senior Nurse.

If you would like to be part of our fabulous team that delivers personalised care, which supports learning and promotes an open and fair culture, then please apply to work with us.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work strategically and operationally to promote the teaching, training and ongoing development of nursing staff ensuring continuing personal, professional and practice development is an active process within the paediatric unit.

They will utilise staff resources available to achieve high quality nursing care for children and young people and families from admission to discharge, and act as an expert resource for the nursing team and support them in the delivery of evidence based effective care.

The post holder will adopt a highly visible and accessible approach for patients, their carer/relatives and staff. They will lead by example and empower staff in their personal and professional development to undertake a greater range of clinical skills to modernise and improve patient care, including updates of essential training.

The post holder will play a proactive role in quality and service improvement, working closely with the Senior Nurse and be responsible for monitoring and auditing of clinical standards of care.

The post holder will deputise for the Senior Nurse as required.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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

Qualifications & Experience


  • Relevant Management Experience
  • Leadership Experience
  • Degree or equivalent skills, knowledge and experience in nursing/midwifery.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of paediatric nursing with an understanding of the relevance and local impact of issues and policy from the wider arena of the nursing profession and the NHS.
  • In depth understanding of Safeguarding issues.


  • Ability to analyse documentation
  • Undertake Audit

Skills & Experience


  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Evidence of ability to motivate and develop all teams of nursing staff.
  • Evidence of understanding rationale of CTMUHB policies and procedures and ability to translate these into action.
  • Experience in auditing, benchmarking or research and the ability to use results to inform change and development.


  • Experience of staff recruitment, development and performance management.
  • Ability to support staff during the NHS staff development review process.

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Royal Glamorgan Hospital,



CF72 8XR

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