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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/02/2021.

Translator (Welsh Language)

Job Reference: 082-AC009-0121W

Employer:
Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW)
Department:
Translation
Location:
Tŷ Dysgu, Nantgarw
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Established on 1 October 2018, Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) is the only Special Health Authority within NHS Wales. We sit alongside Health Boards and Trusts, and have a leading role in the education, training, development, and shaping of the healthcare workforce in Wales, in order to ensure high-quality care for the people of Wales.

Our key functions include:

  • Working closely with partners and key stakeholders, and planning ahead to ensure the health and care workforce meets the needs of the NHS and people of Wales, now and in the future;
  • Being a reputable source of information and intelligence on the Welsh health and care workforce;
  • Commissioning, designing, and delivering high-quality, value for money education and training, in line with standards;
  • Using education, training, and development to encourage and facilitate career progression;
  • Supporting education, training, and service regulation by playing a key role in representing Wales, and working closely with regulators;
  • Developing the healthcare leaders of today and the future;
  • Providing opportunities for the health and care workforce to develop new skills;
  • Promoting health and care careers in Wales, and Wales as a place to live;
  • Supporting the professional workforce and organisation development profession with Wales;
  • Continuously improving what we do and how we do it.

For more information on this vacancy please contact the recruiting manager, who will be pleased to discuss their employment opportunity with you.

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The organisation also reserves the right to close a vacancy early or withdraw an advertisement at any stage of the process, to enable internal staff requiring to be redeployed in suitable roles.

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


As part of the translation team, to provide a translation and interpreting service to staff and the various departments in Health Education and Improvement Wales.

This includes the translation of documents from English to Welsh and occasionally from Welsh to English, as well as assisting the Communications team to provide Welsh language content via social media.

This role will contribute to ensuring that HEIW complies with the current Welsh Language legislation requirements, thereby helping to ensure that bilingual services are offered to our stakeholders across Wales.

The post holder will help to deliver a comprehensive Welsh language service in line with HEIW’s Welsh language policies and procedures and the prevailing Welsh Language legislation.

The post holder will work closely with service managers to support service improvement and ensure that the Welsh language is a key consideration in all Health Authority business.

 

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post

Closing Date: 14 February 2021

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jaci Evans

Welsh Translation Service Manager

Jaci.Evans@wales.nhs.uk

01443 824182




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