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NHS AfC: Band 6
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Powys Teaching Health Board
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Powys CHC, Brecon
£26,566 - £35,578
01/03/2018 23:59
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Business Manager

NHS AfC: Band 6

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work.  It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centered. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold.   Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.  If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!

All applicants are invited to apply in welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.


Band 6 – Salary from £26,566 to £35,578 per annum

37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Ability to speak Welsh - Desirable

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the post of Business Manager at Powys Community Health Council (Powys CHC), based in Brecon.

  • The county of Powys has a population of 132,160 (2016 mid-year estimate) with 65,407 males and 66,753 females.
  • Powys is a rural Community Health Council working in an area that is quarter of the land mass of Wales.
    • CHC’s are independent and can therefore challenge and scrutinise the NHS on behalf of patients
    • There are 21 members across Powys, consisting of Ministerial Appointments, Third Sector appointments, Local Authority appointments and co-opted members
  • During 2016 - 17 Powys CHC members visited 71 hospitals and healthcare settings used by Powys patients


  • During 2016-2017, over 250 Powys patients and families were supported with raising issues and complaints about health services (150 cases).
  • Powys CHC members represented Powys patients on 60 Boards and Committees of service providers [and attended over 500 meetings] these include: 

Key duties will include: providing business management for Powys CHC with overall responsibility for managing, maintaining and developing all administrative staff and activities, policies and procedures to ensure smooth running of the secretariat function; responsibility for implementing and managing an effective system of communication to meet the needs of staff, membership, members of the public and other organisations; monitoring financial performance, systems/ processes and ensuring appropriate governance arrangements are in place.

If you have any queries or if you wish to discuss this post please contact Katie Blackburn, Chief Officer, Powys Community Health Council on 01874 624206 or email .

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Katie Blackburn

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02029 235558