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Band 5
6 months (Fixed term until 30th June 2022 due to Covid)
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
37.5 hours per week
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Swansea Bay University Health Board
Employer type
SBUHB CTU Fabian Way Park and Ride
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
09/12/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy CTU Shift Team Leader - Covid Testing Unit

Band 5

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 this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this 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.


Do you share our Health Board values; Caring for each other; working together; always improving? If so we would love for you to come and work for Swansea Bay University HB.

The Community Testing Unit is looking to recruit to the following Band 5 positions within the CTU at Fabian Way :

  • 2 x CTU Shift Team Leader Band 5 - will support the Operational Manager and other Clinical Shift team leaders in the effective day to day running of the Covid Testing Centre and is a contact for resolving operational issues that arise

All positions are to start as soon as possible (subject to all pre-employment checks) and are on a fixed term basis until 30th June 2022 in line with WG TTP funding.

This is a unique opportunity for enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and suitably qualified individuals, for the posts of Band 5 CTU Shift Team Leader for the Swansea Bay University Health Board COVID Testing Units. The role will be based at Fabian Way Park and Ride, Swansea, SA1 8LL with the requirement to travel between sites across the Health Board when required.

The ideal candidate would also have significant experience in relevant field at band 5, experience of managing a team and experience of supervising others. An understanding of confidentiality is essential. Experience of working within the NHS as well as knowledge of Health Systems is desirable, but an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn is also very important. The applicant must be, educated to degree level or able to demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge, skills and experience. Applications also encouraged from NMC registered qualified nurses at this level. 

The successful individual will need to be a hardworking, team player with good verbal and written communication skills as you will need to communicate effectively with members of the public and the CTU team. You will need to have flexibility to work a variety of shifts in line with the needs of the service and the ability to travel between sites and around the community across the county of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot in a timely manner is essential, when required. The ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines and the ability to work with minimal supervision is essential for these posts.

Positions are available on a full or part time basis, with hours to be agreed with the appointing manager, in line with service delivery requirements. Please note that the service currently runs over 7 days per week (9am – 8pm) and you will be expected to undertake weekend shifts. Full time roles will be contracted up to 37.5 hours per week with variable shift patterns and part time hours’ negotiable in line with service needs. Service provision is subject to review and may change.

If you are a Swansea Bay University Health Board employee this post will only be offered on a secondment basis and you will need to have gained your line managers approval for the secondment prior to going to interview.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post but not essential; English and / or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Swansea Bay University Health Board has responsibility for the health of around 390,000 people in the Neath Port Talbot and Swansea areas, with a budget of around £1 billion and employing 12,500 people.    We are a University Health Board working in partnership with Swansea University, Swansea School of Medicine, the School of Health Science and the Institute of Life Science. 

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Sarah Parry Evans
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CTU Operational Manager
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