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Main area
Paediatric  Outpatients
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Fixed term: 3 months (Ends April 1st 2022)
Hours
Part time - 35 hours per week (Monday - Friday)
Job ref
001-ACS385-1121
Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
UHW
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£18,546 - £19,918 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
09/12/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy HCSW Band 2 Children's ENT Outpatients Department

Band 2

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

 

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 3 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Healthcare Support Worker to join our excellent team and assist in the development of our services within the environment of our Paediatric  E.N.T. Outpatients Department.

We are a warm and friendly team who pride ourselves on delivering a high standard of care for all of our patients and the successful applicant will be well supported.

Previous experience working with children or in an outpatient setting is desirable but is not essential. Good communication and organisational skills are essential; a flexible attitude to your duties and the ability to work well in a team is paramount. Main aspects of the role are:

  • Able to communicate effectively with children and adults
  • Be a chaperone for registered Practitioners within an children’s outpatients setting
  • Assist in providing treatments for children with Ear, Nose & throat concerns
  • Provide distraction to children whilst in the ENT outpatients area
  • Work well within a team

This role is for 35hrs / week for a 3 month period (January - April 2022).

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

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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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Julie Bickel
Job title
Paediatric ENT Nurse Specialist
Email address
julie.bickel@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02920745056
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