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Job summary

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
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Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Employer type
Ysbyty George Thomas
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
28/01/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Deputy Ward Manager

Band 6




We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.  We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

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

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

An exciting  opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager  within the Mental Health Directorate at Ysbyty George Thomas. The post is situated on the Supported Recovery Unit. Considered applicants will be Registered Mental Health Nurses who have the ability and  confidence to support the ward manager in the operation of the ward taking overall responsibility in their absence . Shortlisted  applicants will be those who can clearly present evidence of their aspirations  toward becoming a deputy ward manager and have extensive knowledge, practice, experience and understanding of the operation of inpatient rehabilitation units.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and problem solving skills, be able to work alongside existing team managers and have the personal characteristics to assist in leading a strong, experienced and supportive team in a challenging and rewarding environment.

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

Closing date: 28th January 2021


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Marc Richards
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01443 443 443 Ext 75157
Additional information

Ann Orrells - Senior Nurse

Tel: 01685 351 111

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Marc Richards - Ward Manager

Tel: 01443 443 443 Ext 75157

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Kaye Punter - Deputy Ward Manager

Tel: 01443 443 443 Ext 75157

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