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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/11/2021.

Healthcare Support Worker Population Testing

Job Reference: 110-ACS623-1121

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Corporate Services
Across Community Testing Units in CTM, Bridgend
£18,576 - £19,918 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.



As part of the UHB’s response to COVID-19 and the wider Welsh Government’s Track, Trace the Protect project. An exciting secondment or fixed term (until end March 2022) opportunity has arisen for a Healthcare Support worker to work in our communities within our Population Testing Units.

The post holder will work under the supervision of a registered practitioner undertaking COVID-19 swabbing of adults within the Testing Unit bases across the UHB or community and primary care facility.

The post holder will be part of a wider dedicated team undertaking administrative duties including the production of electronic testing requests and managing the return of testing spread sheets. In your role Infection, Prevention and Control measures will be of paramount importance along with, PPE compliance and the safe disposal of clinical waste.

The post holder will also be expected to work as part of a mobile testing unit when needs arise to support the testing demands across CTM.

If you would like the opportunity to be part of a National project, supporting your community and have the ability to travel to all UHB sites then we would 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:

Sian Williams, Nurse Manager TT&P
01443 443 443 ext 75793

Rebecca Jones, Senior Nurse TT&P

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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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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