Senior Health Care Assistant at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board -UK

The Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are seeking a Band 3 Senior Health Care Assistant to join their team. If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients.

BCUHB are the largest health organisation in Wales, with a budget of £1.87 billion and a workforce of over 19,000. The Health Board is responsible for the delivery of health care services to more than 700,000 people across the six counties of north Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham). The Health Board coordinates the work of 96 GP practices, and NHS services provided by 78 dental and orthodontic practices, 70 optometry practices and opticians and 145 pharmacies in North Wales.

Position: Senior Health Care Assistant

Salary: £23,195 to £24,701 per year

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Wrexham, UK

About the Role

A vacancy has become available for a permanent Senior HCSW within Evington Ward, Rehabilitation Unit for the Elderly at the WMH.

Our aim is to provide quality, planned care for the patients. The successful candidates will work and support the Discharge Facilitator. Support the team in the management of patient’s medical case notes and effective filing system and supporting the patients along the defined patient pathway.

Main Duties

  • The post holder will promote and build positive relationships within the Discharge Team, patients and service users and all BCU employees. Contribute to the effectiveness of the medical secretary team.
  • The post holder will undertake a broad range of duties and will be expected to work independently and as part of the team
  • The post holder will be able to deliver elements of health and social care by having the knowledge and assessed level of competence to undertake such a role which will be locally assessed
  • As requested by the Discharge Facilitator carry out duties and tasks that are relevant to the role, ensuring that productive working relationships with colleagues are maintained and developed.
  • Plan and coordinate appropriate resources in preparation for specific activity or tasks as requested by the Discharge Facilitator or management team, liaising with multi disciplinary staff to ensure the smooth, efficient and professional delivery of the activity
  • Be proactive and use initiative to ensure that work tasks adhere to the agreed operating instructions and Key Performance Indicators for the speciality as set by the line manager. 
  • The post holder will provide support in the training of new starters promoting and building positive relationships within the Discharge team, patients and service users and all BCU employees.


  • QCF Level 3 or equivalent qualifications/experience NVQ level 3 in Health & Social care related subjects or equivalent qualifications/experience Good knowledge of anatomy & physiology
  • Experience of working as a HCSW without direct supervision in a clinical setting and being managed by a qualified practitioner. Good understanding of risk assessment and management
  • Evidence of Being able to provide wound care using aseptic technique ANNT Phlebotomy Basic observations The ability to communicate clearly and accurately. The ability to be adaptable to new and changing circumstances.
  • The ability to work alone under supervision and to understand when to seek clinical advice and support from the qualified Nurses and Knowledge and understanding of clinic activities
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently within professional boundaries.
  • Ability to affect change in a positive manner. Works well as a team member.

NOTE: To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa, unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK.  If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.


  • Fantastic salary – up to £62,000 DOE
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays
  •  4 weeks’ paid sabbatical (after each 5 years of service)
  • CPD Allowance £1,500 plus 3 days CPD leave (FTE), along with exceptional in-house CPD training
  • RCVS, BVA and VDS fees paid
  •  Vehicle allowance or Company Vehicle
  •  Relocation package available

Required Documents

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Process

Interested and qualified individuals should kindly CLICK HERE to learn more about the role and to apply

Application Deadline

July 11, 2024 (23:59 pm)

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