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Deputy Ward Manager

Band 6

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Deputy Ward Manager
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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St Cadocs Hospital
£26,566 to £35,578 per annum
25/07/2018 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.

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



The Deputy Ward Manager is a senior member of the Inpatient Mental Health Team and will be responsible for the care and care coordination for a caseload of service users who are experiencing severe mental health difficulties. the Deputy Ward Manager will take responsibility within their caseload for ensuring the assessment of health and social needs, formulation, planning, delivery and evaluation of care, support and treatment by the team, for both individuals and groups of service users including risk assessment and management, CTP, and care reviews. They will work collaboratively across a wide ranging multi-disciplinary services and agencies to provide effective delivery of health and social care, supporting a programme of recovery and social inclusion within the area.

The ward primarily supports people who are suffering levels of distress and need a locked environment, patients usually accessing our services can present with external and internal aggression, risk of absconding behaviour and high risk of self harm. The outcome for individuals is to aid in recovery, gain an understanding of their needs, risk and reasons for behaviours.

The ward is a 5 bedded unit, comprising of both male and female service users from across Aneurin Bevan University Health Board catchment area, we are soon due to increase our beds to 9 beds.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about patient care and driven to working in collaboration with families and other services to provide a truly individual, holistic and a person centred approach to nursing. We value personal qualities such as kindness, compassion, warmth and the willingness to go the extra mile for our services users above all else. We are keen to foster, support and importantly invest in our staff and there are excellent opportunities available for any successful candidate.

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

Closing Date: 25th July 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

Amy Buckley-HallWard Manager
Beechwood Ward
01633 436977