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Deputy Head of Nursing

Band 8b

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Deputy Head of Nursing
Band 8b
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Heol Draw [although this may change]
Throughout Localities Directorate
£47,092 to £58,217 per annum
21/02/2018 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


Deputy Head of Nursing 8b Advert

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed nurse to undertake the role of Deputy Head of Nursing. This is a pivotal role in our Senior Management structure to drive forward innovative service change in partnership with the Head of Nursing.

The post holder is expected to be an excellent communicator with good interpersonal skills and a wide knowledge of community services. You will work in collaboration a dynamic team of Senior Nurses, Local Authority partners and the 3rd sector. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual with inspirational leadership skills and an appetite for developing staff, service redesign and delivery of safe and excellent patient care through a population health lens. The post holder will work with the senior management team, providing senior advice, support and strategic leadership, along with professional challenge. Working closely with the Head of Nursing the successful candidate will represent nursing at both a directorate, UHB and national level and join an ambitious, high performing team.

You will have had demonstrable success in a management and a clinical role and established your credibility with multiple stakeholders. Most of all, you will be able to motivate and engage others to ensure that the services we provide supports the UHB values, as well as having a pioneering approach that is not afraid to challenge convention and traditional ways of working.

Ability to speak Welsh is desirable


Closing Date: 21st February 2018


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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

If you would like to discuss the role or would like to arrange an informal visits then please contact Lesley Lewis, Head of Nursing , Primary Care & Locality Services, or speak to PA Rose Cook on 01443443776