Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of a specialised multidisciplinary team providing respiratory care for a wide range of patients. Whilst the post holder will be based in secondary care, they will provide support to patients in their own homes. The post holder will be responsible for providing both an efficient, comprehensive clerical/secretarial role and assist the team with the management of their patients. The duties and responsibilities for this post cannot be fully determined in advance and some flexibility will be required of the post holder. The post holder will be expected to take on additional duties following appropriate support and development.The post will involve many aspects of the Health Care Support worker and clerical workers roles. Primarily it will involve:

Caring for patients within the early supported discharge team.

Community visits of patients following an acute exacerbation of their respiratory condition.

Assisting in the assessing of patients for their suitability to the early supported discharge scheme.

The post holder would be required to work within a multidisciplinary team and must be aware of their personal and professional limitations. They will be required to work closely within approved protocols and guidelines.

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


Essential criteria

  • Experience in the field of health care.
  • To work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Experience of office/administrative procedures
  • Willingness to undertake level 2 NVQ in the first two years.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Primary or secondary care nursing experience
  • NVQ level 2
  • Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Good knowledge of the needs of the client group
  • Demonstrate awareness of guidelines relating to the client group.
  • Knowledge of the roles of other agencies both statutory and voluntary.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Have a good understanding of the holistic needs for this client group
  • Knowledge Skills and Aptitude

    Essential criteria

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Good organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to maintain database and assist in development of related reports
  • Desirable criteria

  • Have a good knowledge of: Word and Excel
  • Personal Circumstance

    Essential criteria

  • Self motivation
  • Self discipline
  • Flexibility to adapt to different working systems and environments
  • The ability to meet the travel needs of the post.
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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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

    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

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