Vacancy -- Independent Member (Information Technology) - Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Vacancy details

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Board meetings held bi- monthly normally at various locations across the UHB however due to COVID 19 these are currently being held virtually. The UHB also has various committees, the meetings which meet either bi-monthly or quarterly.
£15,936 per annum
4
month

Function of body

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest NHS organisations in Europe. We employ approximately 14,500 staff, and spend around £1.4 billion every year on providing health and wellbeing services to a population of around 472,400 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. We also serve a wider population across South and Mid Wales for a range of specialties. 

Our vision is to create a community where your healthy life chance does not depend on who you are or where you live.

Role description

  •   An understanding of how information management and digital technology can help in improving health and social care;
  •   How information and data can be used to support the delivery of high quality and safe health and social care; and
  •   An understanding of information governance in relation to quality, safety, security and integrity and effective use of information;
  •   Experience of using digital technologies to deliver high quality services.
  •   An understanding of the policy and legal context of information management and digital technology.

Welsh language skills

The Welsh Government acknowledges the importance of developing and growing bilingual capabilities in public appointments in Wales, and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh.  The following list of language requirements represents an objective assessment by the recruiting body of the Welsh language skills required to undertake the duties of this particular post.
Desirable
Can read some basic words and phrases with understanding
Can write basic messages on everyday topics
Can understand basic conversations about everyday topics
Can hold simple work-related conversations

Person specification

You also will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

The ability to “Put Patients First”.

The ability to work together as part of a team and in partnership with other key organisations.

The ability to value and respect others.

The ability to communicate openly and honestly.


To be considered, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the qualities, skills and experience to meet all the essential criteria for appointment.

Interview dates

30 November 2020
4 December 2020

Closing date

30/10/2020, 16:00

Additional information

For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:

Public Appointments Team Email: Publicappointments@gov.wales

For further information regarding the role of the Independent Member, please contact Charles Janczewski, Chair of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Tel: 029 2183 6011 Email: Charles.Janczewski@wales.nhs.uk

For further information about Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, you may wish to visit the Health Board’s internet web site: http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/home 

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role, please contact the Public Appointments Team on Publicappointments@gov.wales.

For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit www.gov.wales/publicappointments

 

 

How to apply

To apply for this role, click on the ‘Apply’ button below. The first time you apply for a post, you will need to complete a registration form for the Welsh Government’s online application system.  You will only need to register once, and you will be able to keep yourself updated on the progress of your application, and any other applications you make, via your registered account.

Once you’ve registered, you’ll be able to access the application form.  To apply you will need to submit two supporting documents. The first, a document outlining how your knowledge, skills and experiences meet the criteria for the role as outlined in the information for candidates.  This document should be no more than 2 sides of A4.  Your application may be rejected if you exceed this limit.  The second document is a full, up to date CV.  The two documents should be uploaded to the ‘Reasons for applying’ section of the online application form.

In your application, you will also be asked to provide details of any activities which have helped you to develop skills that would be useful in a public appointment role, and list the organisations for which you undertook these activities.  We also need to know about any political activity that you’ve undertaken over the last 5 years. 

It is recommended that you register for an account and access the application form as soon as possible so that you see how the application form is structured, before starting to prepare your evidence.  You don’t have to complete the application form all in one go.  You can save your responses, and log in and out as required, until you’re ready to submit – just follow the guidance in the application form.

If you’d like to apply for this opportunity in Welsh, please use the ‘Newid Iaith / Change Language’ link at the top of this page, to take you to the Welsh version of this advert, from which you can apply in Welsh.

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role, please contact the Welsh Government’s Public Appointments Team on  PublicAppointments@gov.wales.

For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit www.gov.wales/publicappointments

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