Healthcare Support Worker

June 15, 2024
£22.8 - £24.3 / year

Job Description


Job Overview

Ward 5 is a 26-bed Medical Ward that specialised on Endocrinology.

We’re seeking for eager and motivated people to join our welcoming team.

Successful candidates will have good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team to ensure that patients receive high-quality care.

Successful applicants will be expected to work as a team to ensure that patients receive high-quality individual treatment. The clinical atmosphere fosters a friendly, constructive culture and provides good learning chances.

There are both part-time and full-time hours available. The clinical section provides 24-hour assistance to patients and follows shift patterns that include night rotation.

Main responsibilities of the job

Successful applicants should be courteous, caring, and compassionate practitioners. The health board’s values guide the clinical care provided.

This position will need the selected applicant to provide high-quality care to complicated service users. The chosen applicant would be expected to participate in any necessary training to be successful in the post.

The ability to speak Welsh is preferred for this position; English and/or Welsh speakers are both encouraged to apply.

Interviews will be place on June 26, 2024.


Working for our organisation.

Hywel Dda University Health Board plans and delivers NHS healthcare services to individuals in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, and the surrounding counties. Our 11,000 employees provide primary, community, inpatient, mental health, and learning disability services to approximately 384,000 people across a fifth of Wales’ geography. We accomplish this in collaboration with our three local governments and public, commercial, and third-sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

The four main hospitals are: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli, and Withybush General in Haverfordwest.

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron, and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire.

48 general practices (six managed), 47 dental practices (three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 delivering Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services), 17 domiciliary only providers, and 11 health centres;

Several locations offer mental health and learning difficulties services;

The Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, which represents seven health boards in Wales, commissions highly specialised and tertiary services.

Hywel Dda University Health Board follows a bilingual policy. All applicants are encouraged to apply in Welsh, and any application submitted in Welsh will not be regarded differently than an application filed in English.

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you agree that elements of your application data will be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; and that Recruitment will use your information to check your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are consistent with Fair and Lawful Processing in accordance with current Data Protection Legislation, particularly those involving your personal or sensitive personal data. As an organisation, we ensure that the legislation establishing confidentiality is obeyed, such as the use of data for particular, specified reasons and the use of data that is appropriate and not excessive, while also practicing data correctness and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form, you give the UHB permission to receive any previous NHS service details, including all electronically held sickness information, through the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record.

To work in the UK, candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals need sponsorship to get a Health and Care visa or a Skilled Worker visa, unless they have permission to work elsewhere. Non-UK/ROI applicants can examine their chances of receiving a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting “Work in the UK” page. If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, your application fees are reduced, and you are not required to pay the yearly Immigration Health Surcharge.