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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/12/2020.

Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 130-ACS154-1120

Employer:
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Department:
Integrated Community hub
Location:
Community District Nursing West Hub, Swansea
Salary:
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close vacancies after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. We encourage early applications to ensure consideration for a post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting Redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Band 3 Health Care Support Worker to work within the District Nursing Continuing Health Care team based in the West Hub, in the Civic building covering the whole of Swansea.

The post requires excellent communication skills, the ability to work flexibly and team working to provide quality care to patients with complex health care needs within their homes.

The post holder will be required to work a shift pattern of morning and evening shifts to meet the varying needs of the service. You will need to provide a range of skills including delivering care to patients with complex health needs within their homes, supporting patients and their families.

The post requires a close working relationship with the Community Nursing Service to ensure that individuals needs are met as quickly as possible to enable them to remain at home with the appropriate level of care and support required.

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

Mae’r gallu i siarad Cymraeg yn ddelfrydol ar gyfer y swydd hon; mae croeso i ymgeiswyr sy’n siarad Cymraeg a/neu Saesneg geisio am y swydd hon.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Samantha Townsend

Job title: CHC Manager

Email address: samantha.townsend@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01792 637722

Additional contact information

Sarah Beynon 01792 637722




Swansea Bay University Health Board is committed to supporting its staff and processes to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing service users experience. In our commitment to increase the number of staff able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we would particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

Equality remains at the centre of the Health Boards policy-making, service delivery and employment practices. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and applications are welcomed from persons with disabilities. A disability will not prejudice your application. If you are unable to submit your application in the requested format because of a disability please contact the Recruitment Team, who will agree a more suitable way for you to apply. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria listed in the Person Specification will be invited to interview.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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