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Apprentice Biomedical Support Worker

Employer
Swansea Bay University
Location
Morriston & Singleton, Swansea
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
16 Sep 2021
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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.

ansea Bay University Health Board in partnership with NPTC Group of Colleges is offering the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship in Pathology at Level 3 within the Pathology Department, based at Morriston / Singleton Hospitals, Swansea.

This will consist of a work placement within the department, supported by teaching sessions to ensure that the apprentice has the relevant knowledge and skills to work effectively within the Health Board.

This role is to support the Pathology Departments in Singleton and Morriston Hospitals with the running of the service and work towards an NVQ.

This role will involve working with a wide range of staff and members of the public.

Candidates should be self motivated, willing to learn and have a positive, can-do attitude and approach to be part of a team that delivers a high quality service to all.

You will receive training and ongoing support to enable you to use the systems and processes required to undertake the role and complete your apprenticeship. In addition, you will gain a recognised apprenticeship qualification.

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

All applicants must:

•be aged 16+
•be resident in the UK/EEA for the last three years
•not be in any form of formal government-funded education qualifications
•have a good general standard of GCSE education or equivalent

•not hold a Level 3 qualification in a similar subject
•not have a Degree

•be flexible within normal working hours (37.5 hours per week)

This post is for a fixed term of 12 months.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ruth Gates

Apprentice Academy Manager

ruth.gates@wales.nhs.uk

01792 530631

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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.

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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