Community Clinic Assistant
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
There is a new exciting opportunity to be a Lymphoedema Community Clinical Assistant Practitioner to work with and alongside the Lymphoedema Community Clinical Educator, support them in the training and development of support staff within the community and wound care services, ensuring efficient effective management of chronic oedema and wet legs within the Primary care settings.
The post holder will be responsible for some elements of assessment, implementing programmes of care and modifying individualised care plans, reporting back to the registered practitioner. They may delegate work to other assistant staff and will be expected to supervise, teach and assess specific tasks such as Multi-Layer Lymphoedema Bandaging.
In return, we are highly committed to CPD, staff development and you will have opportunities to be involved in service improvement.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
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
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
Emma Cooke Head of Physiotherapy
029 2074 3154
Tanya Ball Clinical Specialist in Lymphoedema Tanya.Ball@wales.nhs.uk.