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Pembrokeshire County Council and Hywel Dda University Health Board are pleased to be able to offer these posts as part of our programme of developing integrated care across the county. Our rates of pay are highly competitive with similar posts across the Health and Social Care sector.

Not only is the hourly rate for guaranteed contracted hours amongst the best paying in Wales we are also able to offer a range of other benefits, support with travel, access to reward schemes, a highly rated pension scheme, generous paid holiday entitlement, maternity & paternity allowances and much more.

Uniforms, bags, personal protective equipment (PPE), and mobile phones are provided to all our Home/Integrated Support carers to access their rosters and information about what’s happening in the service and the wider county council and Hywel Dda University Health Board, including staff discount schemes.

We are looking for individuals who are motivated to make a positive contribution to the lives of the people we support and have a “can do” approach to their work

As one of our Community Integrated Support Workers/ Homecarers, your duties will include working side-by-side with Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nurses GP’s Dieticians and other health and social care professionals, undertaking delegated tasks and providing planned care and support to people that will help them to remain in their own homes.

Our Community Integrated Support Workers/ Homecarers will work closely with other agencies to help individuals reach their goals, for example, Delta, Red Cross, Acute Response Team, Mental Health Team, Substance Misuse Teams and Social Workers.

You will be working in the Community but have a contractual base at either South Pembrokeshire Hospital or Withybush General Hospital.

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

We are aiming for all successful applicants to begin by the first week in April 2023.

Interviews will be held on 14/02/2023.


JOB INFORMATION
Job Location : Haverfordwest
Company : Hywel Dda University Health Board
Position : Health Care Support Worker
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Employment : Full-Time
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Contact : Haverfordwest Hywel Dda University Health Board Contact Number


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