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Main duties of the job


As part of our ongoing service modernisation, the Blood Sciences Department in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd is looking to appoint full time band 3 Higher Healthcare Science Assistant post.

This is a key role in the organisation, complementing the expertise of other experienced Scientists & Science Assistants and will be part of a fast paced laboratory diagnostics service.

The successful candidate will need a basic knowledge of laboratory services and be able to demonstrate a capacity to learn and develop with a drive to deliver an excellent service for the benefit of the community we serve; committed to ensuring that our patients are at the heart of everything we do.

With strong team working skills, you will be able to demonstrate the values that are important to us, communicating well; working supportively with colleagues; focusing on delivering a quality service and treating others with respect and dignity.

We believe in accountability, but we also believe in shared responsibility – so youll have plenty of peer support too.

Youll also enjoy being part of a close-knit, sociable team, with all the support and training you need to further your skills.

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. 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.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

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

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

Qualifications and Experience

Essential criteria

  • NVQ3 or equivelant
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Desirable criteria

  • CPD
  • Problem Solving
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to Communicate within the team to deliver effective service
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Numerate
  • IT Skills
  • Desirable criteria

  • Basic Blood Science Techniques
  • Welsh Speaker
  • Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • Basic Health & Safety
  • Experience of working in a busy environment
  • Desirable criteria

  • Quality Control and Assurance
  • 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.

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    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable