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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/12/2020.

Critical Care Rehabilitation - Senior Therapy Assistant

Job Reference: 050-ACS467-1120

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

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 and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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.

Are you an experienced Therapy Assistant or Health Care Support Worker with a background in rehabilitation and / or critical care?

Are you passionate about the rehabilitation of patients who have been critically unwell?

If so this post could be for you!

Thanks to Welsh Government funding we have an exciting new post for a 1.0 WTE Band 4 Rehabilitation Assistant to work across the critical care rehabilitation pathway covering 3 key stages:

Early rehabilitation during critical illness

Post critical care discharge in a ward setting

Follow-up post discharge home

This post comes in conjunction with the appointment of a Band 7 Rehabilitation Therapist who will also work across this pathway. The successful applicant will be supported to develop competencies in both nursing and therapeutic care (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and dietetics) in order to deliver a holistic approach to rehabilitation and patient care.

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

Closing date: 6th December 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries please contact:

Lauren Porter - Critical Care Rehabilitation Therapist (Advanced OT practitioner) Tel: (01745) 448788, ext. 6171



Hannah Marshal-Nichols – Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist for Critical Care

01745 583 910 Bleep 4943 (Tues – Fri only)

Tel: 01745 583910, Bleep 4943


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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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