Service Delivery Manager Cellular Pathology and Mortuary – Hywel Dda University Health Board – Carmarthen

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Cellular Pathology invites applications for the senior management post of Cellular Pathology and Mortuary Service Manager based in Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen. The service is actively participating in an All Wales digital pathology solution for Cellular Pathology and is also working in partnership with Swansea Bay University Health Board, Public Health Wales and Swansea University under the umbrella of A Regional Collaboration for Health (ARCH) to develop a regional centre of excellence for Pathology services across Mid and South West Wales. In addition, an All Wales procurement of a replacement Pathology LIMS computer system is in progress.

The successful postholder will require excellent communication and organisational skills in order to be instrumental in providing operational leadership to ensure the delivery of a high quality, timely and effective Cellular Pathology and Mortuary service, which meets both UKAS accreditation and HTA standards and where user experience is paramount.

An ethos of continual service improvement and modernisation within the context of financial efficiency is essential, with the ability to innovate and be creative together with a desire to work collaboratively with neighbouring Health Boards for the longer term resilience of the service and to benefit our patients.

HCPC registered, you will have substantial experience in Cellular Pathology, with a good understanding of current issues in the service, health and safety legislation and quality standards.

For further information in relation to the role and responsibilities please review the job description and personal specification provided.

For more information and an informal discussion please contact Andrea Stiens, Head of Pathology Services on 01554 783068 or email

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 28/01/2022.


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