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Ward Manager

Band 7

Main area
Mental Health
Band 7
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Glarmorgan Hospital
£31,697 to £41,787 per annum
24/10/2017 23:59

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. 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

For more information about life in Cwm Taf, please visit our pag

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


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to manage a functional assessment Ward within our our Older Persons Mental Health Service. The main purpose of this role is to provide day to day management and supervision of a team of registered and unregistered staff with 24 hour continuing responsibility to ensure patients get the highest possible standard of care.

The post holder will need to be a Registered Mental Nurse educated to degree level supplemented by post graduate courses/education and experience to Masters level.

Applicants will need substantial post registration experience in an inpatient settings working with patients with functional illnesses and have experience of leading, managing and supervising staff. You will also need to have working knowledge of recent Clinical Governance, implementing change and have undertaken clinical audit or research.

Good organisational and time management skills are essential along with advanced clinical asessment and inter personal skills. You will need to have the abiilty to prioritise, and problem solve and will need excellent written and oral communication skills.

Advanced specialist knowledge of dementia is essential along with good knowledge of safeguarding, DOLS, the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Measures

The successful candidate must have be able to work both as an individual and as a member of a team, always acting in a professional manner.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 24th October 2017

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ann Orrells
Senior Nurse 01443 443443 4769