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Deputy Ward Manager

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will assist the ward manager in providing day to day management and supervision of a team of registered and unregistered staff or a ward/wards.

To contribute to the provision of health care to the people of Cwm Taf with continuing responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the delivery of service.

To be responsible and provide effective leadership for a team of staff providing a high quality service within the resources available within a defined area.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Ward Sister to further develop your managerial knowledge and skills within the surgical directorate. We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated, experienced registered nurse to join our team as a Band 6 managerial position on Ward 16, Princess of Wales Hospital. This job role offers an exciting opportunity to be able to work alongside the surgical template in both Bridgend Clinic and the Ambulatory Elective Surgical Unit (AESU), these three areas are managed by one ward manager, and may require this post to rotate across.

Ward 16 is an emergency surgical ward that cares for multiple specialties including colorectal, upper GI, urology and ENT.

The ideal candidate must have excellentinterpersonal and communication skills with a flexible approach to work. A commitment to delivering high standards of patient focused care is an essential requirement of the post.

You will be a vital part of the ward team, to support the Ward Manager, you will be integral to the governance agenda as well as demonstrating excellent and effective leadership skills. In return, you will be supported by a dedicated and passionate team, and you will be supported in your own professional development.

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

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



  • NMC registration


  • Surgical Experience
  • Management/Leadership

Good Application


  • Sufficient post registration experience


  • Evidence of CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Princess of Wales Hospital


CF31 1RQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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