Community Health Care Support Worker

Powys Teaching Health Board | Posted 4-11-2020

Powys (IT)

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work. It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!

Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail

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

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Brecon and Sennybridge Community Nursing Team have vacant posts.

Our priorities within the team focus on:

  • Caring with humanity, dignity, kindness and compassion
  • Providing safe, effective, harm-free care
  • Listening to patients and carers and improving the way we work
  • Developing confident, ambitious, inspirational leaders
  • Working within the community resource team and industry partners for the benefit of patients and the population
  • A questioning, analytical, empowered Nursing and Midwifery workforce

This is an ideal opportunity for a Health Care Support Worker who is seeking to broaden and utilize their range of skills and knowledge to nurse people in their own environment as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will participate in the delivery of skilled, autonomous nursing care to patients within their own home.

The Brecon and Sennybridge District Nursing Team are an integral part of the Virtual Ward that aims to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospital and facilitate early discharge home. The team also manage a weekly Leg Club as part of the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation and are having to find novel ways of working during the Covid-19 pandemic.
We are looking for motivated and committed nurses who want to be part of a caring and supportive team. We aim to deliver excellent standards of care to all people in our community. This can only be achieved by nurses who are committed to continuous professional development.

This post involves lone working and the ability to travel independently is essential.

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

For further details / informal visits contact:


Ceri Rees

Job title

District Nurse Team Lead

Email address

Telephone number

01874 610421

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCeri ReesJob titleDistrict Nurse Team LeaderEmail addressceri.rees4@wales.nhs.ukTelephone number01874 610421Additional contact information

Deputy Team Lead - Carys Higgins

01874 610421

To find out more about working for Powys Teaching Health Board please visit our Web site \'working for us\' page, where you will find staff testimonials, benefits, information about the health board and our values framework.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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