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Clinical Operational Manager Medicine Clinical Board

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Operational Manager in Medicine Clinical Board with a focus on patients who are medically outlied on to non medical wards within Cardiff and Vale UHB.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to use their expert clinical knowledge and influencing skills to support the patients journey through our services. At a time when clinical services are more stretched than ever, your work will involve a range of activities to support the provision of expert patient care as well as efficient and effective use of our bed capacity. An understanding of patient flow in acute settings is essential. We are passionate about ensuring that patients receive the right care at the right time and in the right place.

Required is an individual who has both an engaging and supportive approach, with the understanding and use of collective leadership being central to the success of the role. Highly developed skills in communication and co-ordination are required as well as experience in using UHB wide administrative functions.

The successful candidate will be supported in their own leadership and management development through supervision, appraisal, and study to ensure revalidation.

For further information please contact Ceri Richards-Taylor via email:

Main duties of the job

The post holder will utilise expert clinical knowledge and skills to lead in the provision and management of a quality patient flow/pathway service, ensuring the most effective and appropriate use of bed capacity within Medicine Clinical Board.

The Clinical Operational Manager plays a central role within Medicine Clinical Board ensuring organisation management and monitoring of the patient flow/pathway, in order to deliver a standardised and coordinated approach to patient flow. The focus of the role is improving the patient experience and quality of care, while ensuring timely flow is maintained.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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



  • Registered Nurse - currently registered with the NMC
  • Specialist training to MSC level or accepted equivalent level of knowledge and experience1
  • Evidence of on-going, relevant CPD



  • Clinically credible with experience of patient flow and patient discharge process
  • Substantial post registration experience including clinical leadership, team management and with a reputation for professional innovation and excellence



  • Able to work effectively, autonomously and achieve deadlines, delegating appropriately

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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