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Deputy Ward Manager

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for a proactive and enthusiastic Deputy Ward Manager to join our team on Ffynnon Ward A . We work closely with all members of the multidisciplinary team focusing on providing high quality of care for our patients during their stay.

Job Purpose - Takes responsibility for a ward in the absence of the person who has continuing (24 hour) responsibility at Band 7. Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluating programmes of care. The applicant must have excellent communication and leadership skills.

All applicants must be a Registered nurse, with substantial experience as a registered nurse and meet the job description person specification.

Main duties of the job

In consultation with the Ward Sister agree that high standards of care are to be achieved within Ffynnon Ward A.

Ensure that a high standard of care is maintained for patients during their stay on the ward.

To manage and participate as appropriate in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care programmes for patients on the ward.

In the absence of the Ward Sister to manage, deploy and supervise staff allocated to his/her area and to ensure that all nursing staff are aware of the extent of their remit in planning, prescribing and evaluating nursing care.

When deploying nursing staff and allocating clinical teams to specific patients or group of patients ensure that the competencies within that team are appropriate to the care required by the patient.

To ensure that the care given is achieved in the most effective and efficient manner commensurate with sensitivity to patient needs.

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

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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



  • Significant experience of working either within the clinical speciality or a relevant nursing role
  • Ability to demonstrate application of improvement methodology.


  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team setting. Experience/knowledge of senior nurse role



  • 1st Level Nurse NMC Registration.
  • Evidence of a Degree level qualification or working towards this within an agreed time frame.
  • Evidence of CPD Holds or is actively working towards a relevant Post-graduate Diploma, Diploma to be completed within an agreed timeframe.


  • Management qualification and /or management experience Mentor/supervisor/assessor/

Aptitude & Abilities


  • Ability to communicate and receive complex information
  • The ability to diagnose a problem and take corrective action


  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • IT Skills



  • Evidence of effective team working
  • Ability to work positively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Display flexibility to adapt to organisational changes as well as changes within the service.


  • Leadership and motivational skills

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Holywell Community Hospital

Halkyn Road



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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