Main duties of the job

We are looking for experienced, proactive, enthusiastic and caring individuals, who will enjoy working in these demanding and rapidly changing environments, supporting all levels of nursing, medical and allied health staff. We provide care for both elective surgical patients and emergencies admissions from all specialities.

In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured teaching and development programmes for all staff. If you have a caring and compassionate approach to your work and patients, and want to join a motivated, friendly and supportive team, we are keen to hear from you.

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 and/or knowledge

Essential criteria

  • NVQ level 3
  • QCF Level 3 or equivalent qualifications/experience
  • Desirable criteria

  • All wales Hcsw induction framework
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Recent experience of working as a HCSW in a clinical setting
  • Good understanding of risk assessment and planning
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Evidence of basic observation skills
  • Ability to work alone ,under supervision and understanding when to seek advice
  • The ability to communicate clearly and accurately.
  • The ability to be adaptable to new and changing circumstances
  • Desirable criteria

  • Competent in vital signs, venepuncture, ECG recording, Urine testing, any other clinical skills
  • Personal Qualities

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent communication skils
  • Ability to work independently within professional boundaries
  • Standard keyboard skills
  • Desirable criteria

  • IT skills/Knowledge
  • Works well as a team member.
  • Other

    Essential criteria

  • Commitment to continuous improvements of patient care.
  • To be flexible within the needs of the service, for example working unsociable hours
  • Desirable criteria

  • Welsh speaker
  • 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.

    Employer certification / accreditation badges

    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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