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Welsh Language Translation Apprentice

Employer
Health Education and I
Location
Ty Dysgu, Nantgarw
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
17 Sep 2021
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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.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

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.

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post.

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 2 YEARS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

Welsh Language Translation Apprentice, Welsh Language Services

A new, exciting, time-limited role has been created at HEIW to develop as a translator and to gain a Level 4 Advanced Apprenticeship qualification in Welsh interpretation and translation with Gower College Swansea.

BAND: 2 (on £7.42 per hour, 75% top of band 2.)

A new, exciting, two-year fixed term role has been created within HEIW to develop as a translator.

There is an increasing demand for translating different materials into Welsh. As a member of the team, you will deal with this demand as well as receive guidance, support, and mentorship from HEIW's Welsh Language Team to provide a specialist translation service from English to Welsh and Welsh to English. The post holder will assist in the day-to-day operational work of the team which will include liaison with staff across HEIW.

HEIW is committed to treating the English and Welsh languages on the basis of equality in accordance with the Welsh Language Standards."

As a member of the team, you will assist in the day-to-day operational work of the team, which will include liaison with staff across HEIW.

One day a week will be hosted by Gower College Swansea who will be responsible for the qualification.

To apply, complete the NHS Jobs application form, which must include evidence to support the required behaviours set out in the person specification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Huw.Owen5@wales.nhs.uk or einirwyn.hawkins@gowercollegeswansea.ac.uk or Jaci.Evans@wales.nhs.uk

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It is essential that your application demonstrates how you meet the job description / person specification for this post.

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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