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Physician Associate

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
Full Time hours per wek
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£38,890 to £44,503 per annum pro rata - Annex 21
31/05/2020 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


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


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Physician Associate

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Department: Various- details below

Location: Various sites within the Health Board

Contract: Permanent

Pay Scheme: Agenda for change

Pay Band: 7 (Annex 21 Applied for Intern Year)


If you are due to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced Physician Associate we would love to hear from you!

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is offering an exciting opportunity for 12 Physician Associates to join our Multidisciplinary Teams in the following specialties;

1 x Rheumatology  -The Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport

2 x Respiratory -sites to be confirmed

2 x Emergency Department - sites to be confirmed

2 x Acute - sites to be confirmed

1 x Primary Care  - Brynmawr

1 x Primary Care -Bryntirion Surgery Aberbeeg

1 x Combined Sexual & Reproductive Health - Royal Gwent Hospital

andPrimary Care based in Brynmawr


1 x Mental Health post based in General Adult Services -YsbytyrYstradFawr


1 x Mental Health post based in Oder Adult Services-YsbytyrYstradFawr

Please note some of these posts may be relocated to the new Grange University Hospital following the opening.

On your application form under the supporting information section please identify any specialty you would not wish to work in.

Due to COVID 19 Interviews will be carried out via Skype to ensure Social Distancing.


As the birthplace of NHS Founder Aneurin Bevan, we take pride in the services we provide and recognise that feeling valued at work has a positive impact on our staff and patient care.

Come and join our expanding team of Physician Associates at a caring, award-winning organisation and one of the largest Health Boards in Wales. Be part of our journey towards Clinical Futures and our visionary Specialist Critical Care Centre (SCCC) The Grange University Hospital.

The Grange University Hospital is a new state of the art hospital that will open in 2021, it will provide a new model of care for our patients. With more than 40 different specialties and 470 beds, our specialists will work together under one roof to create a centre of excellence.

We are an integrated health board which serves a population of 600,000, employing more than 13,000 staff, with a budget of more than £1 billion.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has it all – a mix of urban and rural areas, diverse culture, award- winning services and all in a beautiful setting, close to the vibrant Capital city of Cardiff and on the edge of the beautiful Brecon Beacons .

At Aneurin Bevan we offer excellent opportunities for education and training through the dedicated support of an experienced clinical lead for Physician Associates.

The post holder will be encouraged to develop and enhance their skill set with regular personal appraisals and opportunities for development.

To thrive in this challenging, exciting and demanding role you will require commitment, resilience and an eagerness to succeed.

You will need to have confidence to communicate and influence groups and individuals at all levels while remaining committed to providing excellent patient care. In return, you will receive:-

- A competitive salary at band 7(Annex 21 Applied for Intern Year), 27 days paid holiday allowance plus 8 public bank holidays. 

- Investment in your continued personal and career development.

- A unique opportunity to help shape the future role of PA's across the Health Board and more broadly through Wales.

- Free hospital car parking.


Please Note: This role will be offered under annex 21 for newly qualified PAs whilst completing their internship.

All applicants must be a graduate of an accredited Physician Associate Training Programme and Registered with the UK Faculty of Physician Associates Managed Voluntary Register.

Please see attached job descriptions for Primary and Secondary Care


The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 31st May 2020

Interview Date: 24th and 25th June 2020


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Contact Christine Price ( 01633 623503)