If you are seeking a new challenge, have a desire to make a difference, or are simply looking for a fresh beginning, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) in North Wales has everything you need to succeed.
The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.
- Band 3 Senior Health Care Assistant
- £23,159-£24,701 per annum pro rata
- Full Time and Part Time
- Child Health Centre, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, Gwynedd, Wales.
About the Role
The Preschool Development Team (PDT) and School Age Learning Disability team has a vacancy for a Band 3 Senior Health Care Assistant to support the work of the service in Wrexham. The post holder would be a highly motivated and competent support worker or nursery nurse with a relevant level of education, training and experience, to join our team in Wrexham. The service works with children aged 0-18 and their families. The Service currently consists of the Pre-school Development Team (for ages 0-5) for children with significant global developmental delays and/or Social Communication Difficulties. The School Age Learning Disability Team (aged 5-18) for children with a learning Disability and associated health need. Both Teams provides both centre based and home based assessments and interventions, as well as working remotely.
Responsibilities and Duties
- The post holder will assist on delivering individual and group based interventions with parents and children within both Teams, as well as supporting the wider team of health professionals working into the PDT and school age learning disability service.
- The post holder will have access to regular supervision to guide and support with the work required.
- The role is varied and also includes acting as a point of contact for families within the service, assisting with observations in nursery’s, playgroups, schools, or in the home for example, to assist with assessment.
- Also, undertaking individual work with children and their families where necessary.
- There will be a requirement also to assist with preparation of communication boards or other intervention materials and basic admin support where needed.
- NVQ 3 or equivalent level of general education and experience working in a relevant post
- Any relevant formal training within the area of children’s disabilities.
- Working with children. Experience of supporting young people or adults who challenge.
- Prior experience of working in a community setting.
- To possess an understanding of ‘normal’ child development To demonstrate knowledge of neurodevelopmental conditions in particular ASD and ADHD
- An understanding of Applied Behavioral Analysis principles
Note: This is not an exhaustive list of requirements and responsibilities. Kindly refer to the job description document on the official website for more information.
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.
How to Apply
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February 22, 2024 (11:59 PM)
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