Carrog, Corwen, Denbighshire, LL21 9BG
Job Reference No: #SD409 B
Salary: £42,500.00 Per Annum
Hours: 40
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 04/05/2021

We are looking for a Deputy Hospital Manager to join our existing friendly team immediately!

Salary: £42,500 per Annum

Desirable/ Requirements:  QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management or an equivalent qualification (or working towards) Registered Nurse (RNMH/RNLD)

Hours of Work:40 per week, plus participation with the out of hours on-call rota

Contract Type: Permanent

About the Role: We want to appoint a Deputy Hospital Manager who will support the Registered Manager at St David’s Independent Hospital and the wider team.  An absolute commitment to the care and rehabilitation of individuals with intellectual disabilities is fundamental to your values. 

St David’s Independent Hospital provides a rehabilitation service for 15 males aged 18 years and over. The service specialises in the care and treatment of individuals with borderline to moderate learning disabilities and those with co-existing mental health conditions.

The successful candidate will be joining an established clinical and nursing team. Responsible for ensuring the highest standards of care and service delivery, the successful candidate will have an ability to engage effectively with patients, staff and stakeholders, and be willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service.

It is essential applicants can demonstrate a strong background in operational management and subsequent commercial awareness. You will be expected to support the Registered Manager to lead and motivate the team, displaying the values expected. The role is key in supporting the development and progression of staff.

Skills: You must be a strong communicator, creative, motivated, and have the ability to cope in challenging situations. Kindness, compassion and a commitment to continuous improvement is essential.  You will be organised and effective in relation to time management. You will be able to work effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.  You will have the ability to identify service needs and support the management of budgets. You will be able to comply with reporting arrangements and work within regulatory frameworks. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS.  

About the Service: St David’s independent hospital stands by the banks of the River Dee and within walking distance of the small village of Carrog – A picturesque part of North Wales.

The service provides open rehabilitation and treatment for males (aged 18 years +) diagnosed with a learning disability and/ or additional complex needs including autism and mental health needs.

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Meals Provided
  • On-site parking available
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Work Place Pension with Legal & General
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
  • Progression Opportunities

Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. MHC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. 

About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health/social care services across England and North Wales.  We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with – both individuals and colleagues – to fulfil their potential.

By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.

How to Apply:  Please complete the short application and upload your CV, for an informal discussion about this role you can contact the Neil Wattret on 01490 430 288 or alternatively, contact the MHC Workforce Team on 01824 572020.

*Please note, successful candidates must be aged 18 or over*

(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).

We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.


St David's

St David’s is an independent 15-bed hospital with extensive grounds set in a tranquil location in Carrog, Corwen.

It cares for men aged 18+ with a diagnosis of a learning disability and/or additional complex needs including autism and mental health needs. It can take patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and offers rehabilitation for those leaving acute or secure services or step-up service for patients when their current placement has broken down due to their behaviours.