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Building Team Leader

Hywel Dda University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
o To assist in developing building solutions to operational issues.o To develop excellent working relationships across all departments within the locality to enable various staff groups to achieve agreement in operational service issues.o Provide and receive complex, sensitive and contentious information to ensure staff, contractors, etc discharge their duties safely and effectively.

Main duties of the job

To work autonomously as a key member of the site locality maintenance team in providing a safe, comfortable environment for patients, staff and visitors. Ensuring all essential services are maintained to support clinical departments in their prime task of treating patients whilst ensuring all Statutory Legislation is complied with. Ensure the Health Board's site locality planned preventative maintenance building programme is maintained to ensure statutory requirements are met and patient services are supported. Take the lead operational building role in managing, along with the site operational managers, the building element of statutory maintenance programmes in critical areas, such as, Theatres, to ensure the Operating Environment is maintained to required standards to minimise closure and service disruption.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (five of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

Interviews will be held on 29.09.2023

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Minimum Qualification of ONC in construction.
  • HNC/HND in construction related activity.


  • Degree in construction-related activity



  • Significant experience in an operational maintenance team.
  • Completion of a structured training program and/or /apprenticeship.
  • Comprehensive knowledge across all of the building trades.
  • Thorough knowledge of building legislation, regulations, health and safety, Health Building Notes, etc
  • Experience of a similar role in another healthcare organisation, with supervisory and management roles and responsibilities. (possibly smaller scale organisation).

Skills and Attributes


  • Good communication and negotiating skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload of the individual and the team.
  • Be able to motivate others, leading by example.
  • Good IT keyboard skills and the ability to produce typed documentation and data spreadsheet information.
  • Ability to lead with minimal supervision.
  • Sound knowledge of building construction and scheme management.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of DDA, Contract Management, building regulations, HBN, HTM etc.
  • Asbestos Awareness.
  • Good organisational skills, be able to organise efficiently.
  • Self-motivating and able to motivate others, setting and leading by example


  • Welsh Language Skills are desirable levels 1 to 5 in understanding, speaking, reading and writing in Welsh.



  • Ability to work at height using access from ladders, scaffold etc

Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board


Bronglais General Hospital

Caradog Road


SY23 1ER

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