Main duties of the job

The Informatics Department has an opportunity for a Bank Call Handler/Switchboard Operators covering Nights and Days at Glan Clwyd Hospital.

To work as part of a team providing a comprehensive, high quality switchboard service to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Out of hours, use a computer to find patients who have been admitted using the site specific system.

Operate the internal paging system to contact staff for both internal and external calls.

Bleep long range pagers, giving numeric and verbal information, awaiting response and putting caller through to department as requested, if no response, monitor situation and take appropriate action.

Carry out the various emergency procedures for cardiac arrest, fire, major incident, personal attack etc. and maintain records in accordance with standing instructions/operational procedures.

Replace batteries for internal paging receivers, arrange a replacement pager if faulty and provide instructions to bleep holders on correct usage.

The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this post. 

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.

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  • 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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    Welsh language skills are essential

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