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Job summary

Main area
Nursing & Midwifery
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 24 hours per week
Job ref
050-ACS317-0522
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Deeside Community Hospital
Town
Deeside
Salary
£19,358 - £19,918 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/05/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board logo

Health Care Support Worker

Band 2

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

A vacancy has become available on Gladstone Ward for 24 Hours Per week. Working between Sunday/Saturday Days and nights. 

Main duties of the job

A vacancy has become available for a HCSW.  

Our aim is to provide quality, planned care for the patients. The successful candidates will work as part of a team of nurses responsible for providing, maintaining and co-ordinating a high standard of planned holistic care and nursing treatments, under the indirect supervision of the nurse in charge of the Hospital.

The role involves assisting patients to meet their personal care needs, recording observations and completing bedside documentation.  Health Care Support Workers are also required to carry out general cleaning in the clinical environment by preparing bed spaces and cleaning equipment.

In each shift, HCSW are allocated to provide care for a group of patients.  Duties include but are not inclusive to providing personal care; assisting with serving meals and drinks throughout the day; recording observations and accompanying patients for investigations.

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
  • Good general education
Desirable criteria
  • Have an understanding of role and function of Health Services.

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of completion of QCF at Level 2/to obtain or equivalent within 6 months whilst in post Knowledge of consent and patient confidentiality.
Desirable criteria
  • Understanding of risk management and health and safety issues.

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Applicant requirements

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Liam Rowe
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Liam.Rowe@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
03000 850018
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