Our Benefits

At Swansea Bay University Health Board we believe our staff should be well-looked after. That is why we offer a range of benefits, some being part of the NHS and others being exclusive to our Health Board.

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At a glance

  • Development

    We aspire to ‘grow our own talent’ and have excellent ongoing paid training and development opportunities in place, supported by study leave.

  • Generous Annual Leave

    28 days’ annual leave a year plus bank holidays on appointment, rising to 30 days after five years and 34 days after ten years service.

    ‘Leave Purchase Scheme’ also available.

  • Occupational Health & Staff Wellbeing

    All employees have access to our OH services, which can support staff with emotional wellbeing needs, as well as MSK (Musculoskeletal) related issues.

  • Free parking

    At all our hospital sites.

  • Lease car scheme

  • Cycle for health scheme

    Benefits of cycling to work; live a healthier lifestyle, reduce your carbon footprint and cut commuting costs. There’s a limit of £3,000 to provide a wider range of cycles including e-bikes. Visit www.cycle2work.info for more information. There are also ‘doctor’ bike sessions available throughout the year where all staff can bring their bikes along to be serviced for FREE (repairs include punctures, brakes and cables, and turning of gears).

  • Excellent Contributory Pension Scheme

    The NHS Pension Scheme continues to be one of the most comprehensive and generous schemes in the UK and is a key part of the reward offer for employees in the NHS. Benefits include; tax relief, flexibility and an employer contribution.

  • NHS Discounts

    Access to a range of schemes including Blue Light Card.

A world of

We not only care for the population of Swansea and Neath, but our tertiary services go beyond and as far afield as the South West of England.

We not only care for the population of Swansea and Neath, but our tertiary services go beyond and as far afield as the South West of England.

By joining us you will have exposure to a wide range of career opportunities through our services, which include:

  • Regional services for cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, plastics, trauma, renal, stroke, and neurology
  • A national paediatric cleft lip and palate service to a population of 2.3 million
  • The Welsh Institute of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery
  • The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, providing a service to South and Mid Wales and the South West of England
  • The South West Wales Cancer Centre with a fantastic new Maggie’s Centre built in its grounds
  • Regional Neuro Rehabilitation Service
  • Forensic Mental Health Services (for the whole of South Wales)
  • Learning Disability Services (from Swansea to Cardiff)
  • Regional Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Consultant-led obstetrics in Singleton Hospital, dealing with the most complex cases from across South West Wales
  • Swansea Bay UHB manages the NHS IVF service for South Wales
  • Morriston Hospital also carries out open-heart surgery at its Cardiac Centre, one of only two hospitals in Wales providing this service; (the other is Cardiff)
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It’s not all about
hospital-based care

We are currently rolling out community-based virtual wards, with separate multidisciplinary teams, targeting the specific health and social care needs of the cluster population we serve.

We are also part of a Regional Collaboration for Health (ARCH), a partnership with Hywel Dda University Health Board and Swansea University. ARCH is a unique collaboration project aimed at improving the health, wealth and wellbeing of South West Wales, so it’s an exciting time to join the organisation.

Working in a Health Board with so many tertiary services offers a huge amount of opportunity and experience to incorporate into your career. Get in touch today and discover what your next move could be!

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There is a real sense of belonging at the
healthboard and in my local community