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Acute Medical Unit Manager

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Acute Assessment Unit at The Grange University Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic and highly-motivated individual with proven clinical and managerial experience as a Ward Sister/ Charge Nurse, to motivate, inspire and lead the nursing team in achieving high standards whilst promoting patient safety in an assessment area. Are you a highly motivated, professional nurse with drive and passion and looking to progress your career in one of the largest Health Boards in Wales. If you are, then we have an excellent opportunity for you to join the Acute Medical Unit as Unit Manager within the Grange University Hospital.

If you wish to make a difference, and have the experience, skills and passion to take forward nursing across acute medicine then we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be responsible for the line management and supervision of all registered nurses, healthcare support workers and Nurse practitioners within their team. You must be a good and effective communicator, who can demonstrate problem solving skills with the ability to work under pressure, managing staff and delivering patient focused care.The candidate must demonstrate knowledge and skills in caring for patients in an assessment setting, with a range of medical conditions ensuring that both their mental and physical health needs are met. They must be able to ensure that the nursing and healthcare staff on the unit are providing care to the expected standards while ensuring an understanding and knowledge of all the relevant polices and regulations within this role.The successful candidate will be responsible for the Acute Medical Unit at GUH and 8 beds on ward A1 which forms part of the Acute Medical Unit clinical model. The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Nurse for Medicine to ensure and demonstrate the delivery of a high standard of care in a safe, compassionate, responsive, effective and well led environment.

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

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Grade 2


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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Grange University Hospital


NP44 8YN

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