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Ward Manager

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a committed and dynamic experienced nurse including those from a deputy management background or equivalent experience, to provide leadership and clinical direction on Bellevue ward, St Cadoc's Hospital which is our female locked Rehabilitation unit.

The successful candidate will have a passion for person centred care and will work alongside the wider MDT.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of sound clinical leadership and will have a value base that is person centred and in line with current evidenced based practice.

In addition to the team we have strong links between the members of the secondary care services including acute wards and CMHTs, multi-disciplinary/multi-agency team, GP's and voluntary agencies.

Bellevue is a 6 bedded female unit that is based in Caerleon and has a full MDT structure within the service.

Main duties of the job

Establish and maintain effective care through the holistic and comprehensive assessment of service user's needs, planning, implementation, and review in accordance with CTP policy and procedures.

To ensure multi-disciplinary working by utilising other professionals to enhance care and provide information and feedback for multi- disciplinary review and referral meetings.

To promote a value base service which meets the needs of service users, promoting active engagement, developing life skills and roles promoting choice, empowerment, independence and ensuring that their wishes to live and experience an ordinary life are respected.

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 speciality 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.

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

To exercise strong and effective clinical leadership within the team, to ensure standards and quality of care and to develop professional practice within the multi-disciplinary team.

To manage all aspects of people management including recruitment, retention, redeployment, performance management, development and review, annual leave, sickness / absence, and appropriate provision of cover, staff capability, investigation of disciplinary matters and reporting of critical / untoward incidents.

To ensure the team vision and philosophy is developed in line with Health Board Policies, protocols, procedures, National Service Frameworks, National Guidance and Research and is implemented by the team and all staff involved.

Person Specification



  • BSc Honours Mental Heath Nursing
  • NMC Registration


  • Qualifications
  • ECDL
  • Experience of strategic development work, demonstrating a clear vision for best practice and positive management of change in organisation.



  • Relevant experience at Band 6 or equivalent
  • Experience in case management and in managing risk in the patient setting.


  • Nurse Prescriber
  • Involvement of undertaking a training needs assessment and analysis

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Bellevue Ward, St Cadocs Hospital

Lodge Road


NP18 3XQ

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