Registered Hospital Manager
Full Time, 40 hours per week
£50,000 per annum
Port Talbot

About the Company/Hospital
Appoint Healthcare are proud to be partner with an extremely reputable, growing and forward-thinking leading national UK provider of health and social care services for adults with complex, severe and enduring mental health challenges. Together we are seeking a Hospital Manager for their 18 bedded locked rehabilitation unit for males between the age of 18 and 65 in Port Talbot. Referrals will be accepted from medium/low secure hospitals, PICU, acute admissions and the Criminal Justice System. Patients will be detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.

About the Job Role of Registered Hospital Manager

  • You’ll need to know about the business side, as the facility is still a business, so you’ll be expected to know what influences decision making at senior level.
  • You’ll need to understand how these decisions affect the patients and staff. By having this knowledge, you’ll be a better leader and a more efficient manager.
  • You will lead a care team to provide high-quality care which makes a real difference to service users lives.
  • You will support the team and you will focus on the day to day operations of the hospital.
  • You will inspire your team to adhere to high standards of care.
  • You will be the heart of the hospital and will manage the overall direction, strategy, and vision for both staff and patients.

Key Responsibilities of the Registered Hospital Manager

  • Effectively manage the budget, allocate resources & monitor performance.
  • Effectively manage revenue, expenses & performance ratios, including financial planning, forecasting, cashflow and billing.
  • Ensure care standards are met – exceeding the requirements of the Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities), Regulations 2010 and the HIW.
  • Ensure all team members are up to date with mandatory training and remain up to date with research developments, legislative changes and current practices within healthcare.
  • Ensure the staff are clear about their responsibilities and duties and provide the support needed to carry out roles safely and effectively.
  • Meet the residents ever-changing needs with dignity and respect by developing and regularly reviewing care plans.
  • Manage recruitment, retention, training, motivation and communication to staff, conducting appraisals and disciplinary action.

Requirements of the Job Role of Registered Manager

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within learning disabilities or a mental health environment, as a Registered Hospital Manager. We would also consider applications from a strong experienced Deputy Manager or Nurse Manager.
  • QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent/working towards.
  • Clinical experience would be preferred.
  • Excellent understanding of the regulatory responsibilities as a Registered Manager and the law relating to care services within Wales.
  • Experience of improving HIW ratings
  • Knowledge of health and safety matters in relation to hospital care services and risk management.
  • Experience in building positive working relationships with patients, their families, staff and other health and social care professionals.

This role is based in Port Talbot and is commutable from Swansea, Neath and Porthcawl and the surrounding areas.


The employer puts a big focus on employee wellbeing and support. It matters to them that you feel at your best. Career development is a priority. You will have access to training and learning opportunities to that will further your expertise.

  • Paid enhanced DBS check
  • A thorough paid induction
  • Very supportive work environment
  • Genuine Career development opportunities
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals
  • Free car parking on site
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • A positive and friendly staff culture

To apply
For further details or to apply please contact Erin Giles on