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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2020.

Health Care Professional (Community Testing Unit)

Job Reference: 050-NMR003COVID-0920

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Covid Testing Programme
Various across North Wales, and requires frequent travel, North Wales
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum pro rata

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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


Exciting opportunity – Health Care Professional (Community Testing Unit)

The Test, Trace, Protect (TTP) programme is defined nationally and the Health Board is responsible for leading the delivery of the service across North Wales and working with our other partners. This is a significant new service in response to managing Covid-19 and is expected to be a requirement for some time.

As part of managing the pandemic, the Health Board was required to introduce early on a testing and tracking of COVID-19 within the population. In order to deliver the WG seven core principles of testing, this service needs to be as streamlined as possible, be reactive to surge in demand and have a core staffing workforce with the skills and knowledge to deliver requirements.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has four Community Testing Units (CTUs) in Alltwen, Bangor, Glan Clwyd and Wrexham which operate 7 days a week. An experienced Health Care Professional is required to deliver the screening to key workers, care home residents, elective patients and providing satellite services during covid-19 outbreaks. HCPs are integral in the provision of Covid-19 Community Testing Units and testing in the community.

If you would like to discuss the position further please contact the following;

  • Ysbyty Wrexham Maelor: Alison Jackson - neu 01978 725389
  • Ysbyty Alltwen: Christopher Williams - neu 07799342683

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

Closing Date: 05/10/2020

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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