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Health Care Support Worker

Band 2

Main area
Health Care Support Workers
Band 2
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Other
Various hours available
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Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr
Ystrad Mynach
£20,758 - £21,318 per annum pro rata
Salary period
06/10/2022 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


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


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


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview

A post has become available for a band 2  Health Care Support Worker.

There post is available on C6 west . C6 west is a 28 bedded  general medical ward that specialises in Diabetes and Endocrinology 

If you are highly motivated, skilled, knowledgeable, dynamic individual with excellent caring and communication skills we would welcome your application. 

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work as part of a team that provides health care services to patients within an Inpatient department/ward, focusing on the direct needs of service users undergoing healthcare treatments.

The post holder is expected to work within clinical competencies with supporting base knowledge.  They will have completed a learning package at QCF /CQFW level 2 or will be expected to complete an accredited learning package at level 2. The Support worker can also provide relevant evidence of competence/skills and knowledge which will be evidenced via KSF. They are expected to work within defined protocols, adhering to the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers in Wales under the direction, and close supervision of and reporting to a registered nurse. All delegated activities will be in line with the NLIAH (2010) All Wales Guidelines for Delegation.

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

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac. 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Minimum NVQ/QCR Level 2 in Health & Social Care or equivalent qualification
  • Recent care experience in an NHS or Care Setting
Desirable criteria
  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification


Essential criteria
  • Meets all essential criteria as per attached job description/person specification
Desirable criteria
  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Vicky Ebdon
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01633 238575