Peri-operative Health Care Assistant

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE

An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join our busy team within Theatre Services for 30 hours per week on a fixed term contract.

This post will involve assisting the registered nurse in looking after adult and paediatric patients before, during and after their operation. The post will involve setting up and moving lots of different types of equipment including heavy theatre trays and patients on trolleys to ensure an effective and efficient service for patients.

The Vacancy is based in the Ophthalmology Day Surgery Unit at the Princess of Wales Hospital and the successful candidate will be required to rotate to Main Theatre and Day Surgery Unit as well as work across other hospitals within the Health Board when service demands require.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake training programmes in conjunction with the CTMUHB and Health Care Support Workers Framework. This post will involve Circulating duties as well as setting up Theatres for both Elective & some emergency procedures including but not limited to moving different types of equipment, instrument trays and patients on wheelchairs and trolleys. This is a physically and mentally demanding job and the successful candidate will have to prove they can be adaptable to keep up with this ever changing environment.

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

Closing date: 20th September 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Fiona Bentley Job title Ophthalmology Speciality Manager

Email address Fiona.bentley@wales.nhs.uk Telephone number

Additional contact information

Fiona Bentley

Ophthalmic Speciality Manager

Ophthalmology Day Surgery Unit

Princess of Wales Hospital

Coity Road, Bridgend

CF31 1RQ

TEL:

Fiona.Bentley@wales.nhs.uk

Maureen Counsell

Sister

Ophthalmology Day Surgery Unit

Princess of Wales Hospital

Tel:

Maureen.counsell@wales.nhs.uk

Reference: 40881235

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