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Job summary

Main area
Covid Testing Programme
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Other
Full and part time available, contracted work to be undertaken over 7 days per week
Job ref
050-NMR343-0322-A
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Alltwen / Park Menai Business Park
Town
Alltwen / Park Menai Business Park
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
04/07/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Health Care Professional Community Testing Unit (CTU)

Band 5

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

  1. To provide a high community testing service to all clients accessing the community testing unit
  1. To influence the development of the health care professional role within the newly integrated community testing service
  1. Working within the Government guidance for covid-19
  1. To support change within the team and to ensure the smooth transition of new ways of working
  1. To identify and assess clients’ needs and the development, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care. Taking a medical and Covid 19 history in specialised areas after obtaining clinical competence.
  1. To demonstrate up to date, research based knowledge/evidence, of Covid19
  1. To be an effective member of the multidisciplinary team

Main duties of the job

Exciting opportunity – Health Care Professional with the opportunity to work between Alltwen & Parc Menai CTU sites. 

The Test, Trace, Protect (TTP) programme is defined nationally and the Health Board is responsible for leading the delivery of the service across North Wales and working with our other partners. This is a significant service in response to managing Covid-19 and is expected to be a requirement for some time.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board has four Community Testing Units (CTUs) in Alltwen, Bangor, Glan Clwyd and Wrexham which operate 7 days a week.  Experienced Health Care Professionals are required to deliver the screening to key workers, care home residents, elective patients and providing satellite services during covid-19 outbreaks. HCPs are integral in the provision of Covid-19 Community Testing Units and testing in the community.

Important information:

Important Information – Please note this position is for a Permanent Contract on a B5 Basis.   You will remain on a B5 grade for the duration of the Antigen Service.  At the point the Antigen Service is no longer required, the Organisational Change Process will be followed to support you into a B5 position within the organisation.

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse or Health Care Professional / Evidence of CPD
  • Evidence of CPD
Desirable criteria
  • Degree or equivalent level of experience / Teaching and assessing

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Able to work under supervision and autonomously within clinical competency. High level of self motivation with the ability to work as an effective member of the team To be patient-focused. Good clinical judgement and decision making skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Comprehends and works within the Health Board policies including Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety to meet the differing needs of the patient. Must be able to disseminate information in both written and oral format.
Desirable criteria
  • Professional demeanour. Acts as coach/mentor Excellent time management and organisational skills. Able to manage resources Ability to use of a variety of media/IT skills. Ability to analyse and solve complex problems

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Awareness and knowledge of own professional accountability and autonomous practice. Understanding of clinical governance Understanding of legal and ethical issues/responsibilities within nursing practice. Knowledge of covid19.

Other

Essential criteria
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable. Willing to work across all BCUHB sites. Ability to be motivated and forward thinking Will accommodate future 7day working along with any potential future service extension
Desirable criteria
  • Welsh speaker

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of covid19
  • Must be able to disseminate information in both written and oral format.
Desirable criteria
  • Understanding of the role of specialist area within the current health environment and the impact of current government/regional policy developments.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Wendy Tee
Job title
Antigen Service Manger
Email address
wendy.tee@wales.nhs.uk
Additional information

If you would like to discuss the position further please contact the following;