Main duties of the job


The role comprises of assisting the registered nurses to carry out all aspects of care to our outpatient receiving haemodialysis on the dialysis unit.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop the skills necessary to line, prime and remove dialysis lines and prepare the environment for the next dialysis sessions.

The role involves working closely with the housekeeper and ward manager to ensure all ward cleaning schedules are maintained and adhered to in order to maintain a clean and tidy environment for our patients and visitors.

Please contact the dialysis unit directly for further information.

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

Job Purpose:

To assist registered nurses/practitioners to deliver based care to patients/clients, working in partnership with other health care professionals, the patient their family and carers.

Deliver patient care as documented in the nursing care plan. Carry out a wide range of duties under the supervision of a registered nurse for the period of the shift.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical/ patient care

  • Assist the registered nurse/practitioner to deliver a high standard of holistic patient care, ensuring that the patients` dignity and equality is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure the principles set out in the fundamentals of care are incorporated into daily practice to ensure high quality service for patients and clients
  • Assist the patients to maintain their own hygiene and personal appearance
  • To perform duties within the plan of care delegated by a qualified practitioner, only for which he/she has the relevant training and assessment
  • Prepare ward/clinical area for receiving patients by ensuring area is generally clean and tidy assist in maintaining the standards in the clinical area and report any untidiness/clutter to the appropriate person.
  • 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

  • basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Level 2 in H&SC
  • Desirable criteria

  • Completion of “All Wales Induction Framework”
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Experience to fulfil the requirements of the post
  • Experience of dealing with the public
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous clinical experience
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Additional qualities of compassion and good communication
  • 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

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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