Urgent Care Assistant 198 views

£16,598 – £19,655 a year

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Therefore, please ensure you check your email account regularly All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications have been received. With an increasing demand for our services and our aim to provide the highest level of care to our patients, the Trust has identified a number of permanent opportunities for Urgent Care Assistants within the Cardiff and Vale, Aneurin Bevan and Cwm Taff Health Board areas.

This is an exciting and challenging time to join the Trust, and our Urgent Care Assistants play an essential role in enabling us to meet patient demand. Working closely with the Trust’s Clinical Contact Centre and other stakeholders in primary and secondary care, Urgent Care Assistants respond to both non-emergency and urgent situations. Our Urgent Care Assistants provide essential treatment, personal care, patient focus and the transportation of patients to definitive care. If you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work well under pressure and are a proven team player, we want to hear from you.

Essential requirements include: • C1 Driving License, with no more than 3 penalty points *****Above is essential for the interview process and appointment******* • 5 GCSEs at grade C and above or the equivalent qualification(s) • Experience within the healthcare environment/NHS • Experience of direct patient care • Experience of working without direct supervision Other Applicants must demonstrate a flexible approach to work as these posts will require weekend and evening duties. Applicants will need to complete all sessions of the seven week induction programme in order to progress. 7 posts within Cardiff and Vale Health Board Area. 5 posts with Aneurin Bevan Health Board Area.

1 post based in Aberdare. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post. Closing Date: 23rd March 2017 For further details / informal visits contact: HR Hub Tel: ( Phone number removed ) With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage. The Trust actively seeks to recruit and appoint people currently under represented in the workforce.

This includes women, people with disabilities, LGBT, and those from minority ethnic groups. All staff are encouraged and supported to learn Welsh. Please be sure to provide full contact details for all referees, including email addresses where possible. Failure to do so may result in significant delays in your application.

By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data: to 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; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable). These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with the Data Protection Act (1998) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII). If you are successfully appointed, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

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