Appointment of an Independent Member to Swansea Bay University Health Board.

Body: Swansea Bay University Health Board.
Appointing Department: Welsh Government
Sector: Health and Social Care
Location: Baglan, Port Talbot
Skills required: Legal / Judicial
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £15,936 per year, plus travel and other reasonable expenses within reasonable limits.
Time Requirements: 4 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    20/12/2021 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

You will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to lead and inspire, to look ahead and identify key issues for the organisation;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in partnership with other key organisations;
  • Ability to analyse complex information and contribute to sound decision making;
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to be clear and succinct, and to be able to engage with people at all levels;
  • Strong personal integrity and values which align with those of Swansea Bay;
  • Sound judgement, sensitivity and political awareness; and
  • Capacity to be independent and resilient.

Person Specification

The Independent Member will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Relevant and recent experience in an area of legal services;
  • Experience of contributing effectively at a board and an understanding of what is needed to support the development of a unitary board in a large and complex organisation;
  • Experience of overseeing effective delivery of service priorities and an understanding of when and how to require more detail without losing the perspective of an independent (non executive) member;

Additional Information

For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:

Public Appointments Team / Public Bodies Unit


For further information regarding the role of the independent member, please contact Emma Woollett, Chair of Swansea Bay Local University Health Board. Tel: (01639) 683379  Email:

For further information about Swansea Bay Local University Health Board, you may wish to visit the Health Board’s internet web site:

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