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Deputy Ward Manager

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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St Cadoc's Hospital
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
26/02/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


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


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



We are looking for an individual who is highly motivated, innovative, enthusiastic and passionate about service user centred care to work as the Deputy Ward Manager on Adferiad Ward at St Cadoc's Hospital.

Adferiad is a 22 bedded Mental Health acute admission ward providing assessment and treatment to the population of Newport and Lower Monmouthshire from the age of 18 years to 65 years. The ward works closely with the Home Treatment Team who gate keep admissions and facilitate the patients early discharge back to the community. The ward also works closely with the two Community Mental Health Teams, Assertive Outreach Team and Early Intervention Team.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the Ward Manager with the day to day clinical management of the ward, to have excellent interpersonal skills, be highly motivated and have the ability to respond effectively to a wide range of mental and physical health needs, provide sound clinical practice and guidance to junior staff, be adaptable, and capable of delivering a high standard of care.

The successful candidate must be flexible enough the meet organisational needs, should have sufficient post graduate experience in a mental health setting.

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

Closing date: 26th February 2020

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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

Jackie Simpson, Ward Manager 01633 436868/436878