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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/08/2021.

Communications and Engagement Assistant

Job Reference: 110-AC483-0721

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is a Living Wage Employer.

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All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.

Exciting times here at Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB where we’re building a Communications and Engagement team to help take our activity into orbit with our public, patients, staff and stakeholders.

We’re looking for someone to play a key role in supporting our whole team in all aspects of our communications and engagement activities to provide administrative support to the team and the Assistant Director of Engagement and Communications.

This is a new post designed to provide internal and external PR, communications and engagement support to our Communications and Engagement Team. You will be the glue within our team ensuring our admin systems and processes are running smoothly for all campaign delivery, that departmental standards of practice are always maintained and contribute in a positive manner to the overall development of the Team.

You will assist in the maintenance of CTMUHB’s website, intranet and social media platforms, supporting the production of publications, and undertaking media and stakeholder relations.

You will be responsible for assisting in communications and engagement activities including planning and organising events, database management, developing surveys, and relationship building with CTMUHB’s various stakeholders.

This is an ideal role to take first steps in PR or if you're an experienced administrator who wants to develop skills in this area. but most of all want to make a difference to our patients and communities.

If you're well organised, are a team player and can operate a high pressured, fast paced environment, then we’d love to hear from you.


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

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lee Leyshon

Assistant Director, Engagement and Communications

07385 414079

To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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