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Neonatal Ward Manager

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic Band 7 Neonatal Nurses to join our friendly, dynamic, innovative and award winning team at Singleton level 3 NICU. Singleton NICU provides a full range of neonatal critical care services for South West Wales.

We nurture a very pleasant working environment and passionate about providing the highest standard of care. The unit has excellent benchmarked outcomes and is recognised for high quality innovative practices on antibiotic stewardship, family integrated care, neurodevelopmental follow up programme and predictive heart rate monitoring. In addition, the unit has been awarded reaccreditation for BFI status.

Main duties of the job

Due to developments within the Neonatal Service, we are seeking an individual with excellent managerial, leadership and staff organizational skills. We are looking for an individual who is able to motivate and develop a team with the ability to delegate and prioritize workload. We are seeking a highly motivated neonatal ward manager with the drive and commitment to developing neonatal services at the Singleton Hospital, Swansea. You must have exceptional communication and managerial skills.

To demonstrate a professional approach to work and act in accordance with the Swansea Bay Health Board personal responsibilities framework and the NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times.

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

About us

Swansea is Wales' second largest coastal city offering a superb work-life balance and a rich cultural environment, which is ideal for family life. The city is the gateway to the Gower Peninsula, designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Walking, fishing, surfing, canoeing and sailing flourish in the area and Walkers/ ramblers are spoilt for choice. The magnificent Worms Head snaking out to sea is one of the finest views in the world yet you have all the facilities of urban life at hand. Excellent public and independent schools are available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide effective leadership, expertise, advice and support to a ward/department team and ensure the provision of high quality care to babies and their families.
  • To ensure the safe, effective and efficient management of the department within allocated resources.
  • To act as a role model and expert practitioner.
  • To recruit and retain a skilled nursing workforce.
  • To facilitate the development of all staff members within the team.
  • To provide an innovative and progressive attitude to the continual improvement of patient care through research and evidence based practice.
  • To undertake delegated responsibility for the unit in the absence of the Matron.

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



  • Years as a neonatal nurse


  • skill



  • QIS


  • Masters

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane



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