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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/09/2020.

Steward - Testing Units

Job Reference: 130-EA022-0720-A

Swansea Bay University Health Board
To be confirmed, Neath Port Talbot
£18,185 - £19,337 per annum pro rata

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


Applications are invited from enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and suitably qualified individuals for the post of Band 2 Steward at SBUHB testing units, to support the flow of traffic and help provide a safe and secure testing facility. The roles will be based across the testing units in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Several posts are available and may be on a full or part time basis, with hours to be agreed with the appointing manager in line with service delivery requirements. Please note that the service currently runs over 7 days per week.

The ability to pick up knowledge through training is essential. The candidate will be expected to develop a knowledge of the testing facility layout and be able to communicate effectively with members of the public. Experience of working as a steward would be desirable, but an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn is also very important. The successful candidates will also need to develop an understanding of the roles of each of the other testing facility staff, and their areas of responsibility.

The successful individual will need to be a hard working, team player with good verbal and written communication skills. The applicant will be required to have a flexible approach towards the needs of the service.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Ruth Gates

Job title: Learning and Development Project Manager

Email address:

Telephone number: 01792 530631

Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. 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.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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