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A Band 6 post has become available within the Substance Misuse Service in Gwynedd.The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of comprehensive assessment and treatment interventions to individuals who misuse substances. Utilising recognised, evidenced-based treatments and harm reduction models to promote health and social care improvements in the functioning of service users: the post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating a multi-disciplinary care programme to plan and implement treatment, monitor and review interventions and carry continuing responsibility for caseload with indirect supervision.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 30th November 2020
For further details / informal visits contact:
Adam Pearson
Team Manager
01492 523681

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a Recruitment Branch Manager for our successful office in Swansea! This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with a strong background in education or health/social care recruitment who is looking to take the next step in their career. Who are we?TeacherActive is – one of the largest specialist education recruiters in the UKIn the Top 1000 Companies to Inspire BritainIn the Top 20 of ‘The Recruiter’s’ Fast 50One of the Sunday Times/Virgin Fast Track 100’s fastest growing UK businesses We’re a friendly team in Swansea, who pride ourselves on being warm and genuine. We always take a real interest in what our schools want and what our teachers and support workers need for their careers. Schools across the region rely on us for all types of staffing needs and we’re a very busy bunch! Where will you be working?Our Swansea office is nestled in the hustle and bustle of Swansea City Centre. We can see the glorious view of Swansea Bay with the Mumbles Pier to the right and the industrial view of Port Talbot to the left. What will you be doing?As a billing Recruitment Branch Manager, you’ll be responsible for a team of Consultants and Resourcers, with the full support and guidance of senior management. This is a billing role, so you will need to have a successful track record of agency recruitment and ideally have some management experience in education or social care recruitment. You will thrive from leading by example and will be responsible for driving this successful branch to its full potential. It is important that you possess the skills to motivate, inspire and develop a team. What do we offer?Uncapped commission on own billingsBranch related bonusesShares into the businessReduced working hours in school holidaysThe opportunity to increase your basic salary by hitting key milestonesThe most effective training and coaching programme in the industryA supportive, friendly, fun environment focused on your successFantastic career and promotion opportunitiesCompany run functions that celebrate successExtra days annual leave on your Birthday!Champagne FridaysIndustry leading commissionPrivate healthcare after a qualifying periodDiscounted Gym Membership and high street discounts What you will need to show?A successful billing record in agency recruitmentConfident and resilient personalityGreat organisational skills and flawless work ethicStrong communication skillsKnowledge of the education recruitment market Think you have what it takes? Press APPLY now!TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer.

Social Care Wales Registration CoordinatorRate: £18,720 (£15.00ph)Contract: 24 hours per week over 3 days fixed-term contract minimum of 18 monthsLocation: WoodenJob DescriptionCare in Hand is seeking a motivated and energetic Registration Coordinator to support its workforce with registration for Social Care Wales. The primary responsibility will be to ensure that all staff employed at Care in Hand are registered or are working towards their registration in accordance with legislative requirements. Your duties will include: • To check and verify that Social Care Wales registration is held by a new employee as part of Care in Hands recruitment process. • To keep employees up to date on registration requirements and ongoing registration • To support staff to actively apply to register with Social Care Wales • To complete sign off documentation for Social Care Wales applications and where appropriate adapt learning styles to suit each individual employee • To report to Care in Hands operations team where an issues are identified with the registration process with Social Care Wales• Where an employee’s registration is affected with Social Care Wales; as part of disciplinary action/ Adult Safeguarding strategies / competency issues you will follow correct procedures in reporting to Social Care Wales • To have a robust programme in place that supports staff to access training to maintain their registration; this will include website development & maintanence of a registration section for appropriate sharing of information with the workforce. The applicant will: • Have excellent I.T skills – competent in not only office administration but also social media and online content management platforms• Have good time management• Can be capable of a self-disciplined approach to their allocated workload• Be professional & confident in telephone and face to face meetings• Be presentable in appearance & uphold a professional approach to all aspects of the role• Be professional and positive in their approach to recruitment • Attention to detail• Driver with access to your own vehicle• Minimum level 5 QCF Management Health and Social Care • Registered Manager with Social Care Wales (in a position to register as manager if successful)• Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a professional office environment

An exciting opportunity has arisen in Taff Ely to support the 7 GP practices in the Cluster to provide holistic care for their elderly, frail patients at their home. This role will work closely with the GP practices and also the new Community Health & Wellbeing Team to provide community support for those with complex health and social care needs. This is an exciting nursing role, which will act as a dedicated link for housebound and care home patients.
The successful applicant will be required to work across the GP practices and Taff Ely community.
We would welcome an application from you if you:-
Have a genuine interest in improving the quality of care provided to our older population.
Are forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated and organised
Have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, be approachable, dynamic, forward thinking and have a flexible approach to work.
The role will:-
provide pro-active and holistic nurse-led care in patients homes whilst taking account the complexities, sensitive situations and patient/family concerns and wishes.
at times need to work closely with the Cluster Community Health & Wellbeing team, where identified, to support individual health and social needs and ensure plans for improved outcomes are being addressed.
provide high quality care and advice to patients as well as take decisions to signpost and refer individuals into appropriate service support.
support practices to deliver continuity and enhanced aspects of clinical care in patients homes, this will include those living in care homes.
support the cluster to produce evidence that can be used to inform future service design and commissioning of services. This will include using outcome measures, compiling reports and presenting findings.
If successful you will be a vital part of the project and will demonstrate effective clinical leadership that will contribute to the delivery of and improved support for frail elderly patients at their home.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing Date: 06/01/2021
For further details / informal visits contact:
Name: Janet Kelland
Job title: Cluster Development Manager
Email address:

Shaw healthcare are currently recruiting for a Bank* Cook to deliver a quality of food preparation and delivery to our service users in line with our care principles of ‘wellness, happiness, and kindness’, from within our Kitchen.You will work under the direction of the Senior Cook/ Home Manager and together with the Catering Team to ensure that the physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of our service users are met.*As a ‘bank’ worker your working hours will be on an ad-hoc and casual basis when required, including weekends. Main ResponsibilitiesEssential Skills & Duties of a Cook:Experience of producing freshly prepared ‘Home Cooked’ Recipes is essential. A relevant qualification i.e. NVQ Level 1/2, City & Guilds 706/1 & 706/2 is desirable, however, if you do not hold any of these we will provide a tailored training package to further develop your skills. Assisting in planning and cooking a varied and nutritious diet within provided budgets, whilst taking into account dietary needs of our service users; The ability to effectively communicate with our care team, service users, and visitors; Maintain a high standard of food hygiene and food safety to ensure all controls, recording and monitoring required by HACCP, are carried out effectively;This role includes;Day shifts only (no nights) No split shiftsAs the role involves working with vulnerable people your employment will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including referencing and Disclosure and Barring Service check.About The CompanyWhy Shaw healthcare?We are one of the UKs leading Health and Social care providers who deliver a wide spectrum of care in a variety of purpose-built care environments; care homes for the elderly, specialist dementia units, mental health units and low secure psychiatric hospitals.We highly value the wonderful contribution of our employees who stay with Shaw healthcare. They enable a high level of continuity of care for our service users. Continuing relationships between our employees and service users and their families are fundamental to the quality of the care we provide, and we recognise this in our Employee of the Month programme, local Shining Stars and our famous Annual Star Awards. What we offerShaw healthcare offer comprehensive training via our Learning & Development Department.What benefits will I receive?Shaw healthcare have an excellent employee benefit programme, which includes:Excellent rates of pay Paid annual leave accrual Corporate 2 day induction and mandatory training Free Uniform Discounted Meals while on Shift Excellent development and promotion opportunities Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling

Full time, 35 hours per week

Circa £39K

Dolywern is home for 30 adults with physical disabilities. We’re near the small town of Chirk, surrounded by green hills – and the

Ceiriog River runs through the grounds.  We have local shops, restaurants, pubs, a library and a swimming pool and we’re close to

Oswestry and Wrexham.

Do you…

Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society?

Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world?

If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part of a great team!

About us

Leonard Cheshire is the leader in enriching the lives of disabled people. We are the largest disability non-profit organisation in the UK, with around 7,000 employees, and we support more than 20,000 disabled people across our global operations. We honour our past, drawing on our legacy to inspire us for the future. We are in the exciting process of transforming into a modern, relevant and sustainable organisation.

We offer an environment where you can work with great leaders and be part of a team who are passionate making a positive impact on the lives of disabled people. You will have opportunities to learn and grow in your role, building your skills and knowledge in partnership with others.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop, making a difference to so many lives by enabling the people who use our service to enjoy independence and fulfilment.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will provide clear direction and be responsible for the day to day management of the support provided within the service. Your key responsibilities will include management and supervision of a great staff team, financial and health and safety management to fulfil our statutory obligations.

You will implement systems and procedures designed to promote positive outcomes for disabled people within the service, ensuring a flexible, proactive approach whilst meeting the desired outcomes of the people we support. You will manage the recruitment, selection and on-going training, development and performance of all staff in the service, to ensure achievement of national minimum care standard requirements.

This is a challenging yet exciting role, offering you the opportunity to bring your passion and enthusiasm to the largest pan disability charity in the UK, making a real difference to the lives of all our residents.

About you (please see the job description for full details)

To be successful in this role you will:

Have a level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care or equivalent.
Have experience in managing nursing and care teams / supervisory or management experience in a care environment.
Experience of a range of different departments such as therapies, transport, catering, administration, care and maintenance would be advantageous.
Hold registration for this service.
Have strong people and communication skills.
Provide exemplary customer service.
Ensure budgetary compliance.
We offer a wide range of employee rewards and benefits including:

Fair and competitive pay rates.
Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit.
Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice).
Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates.
Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice).
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

A satisfactory disclosures check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post.

* No agencies please *

Requirements: HCPC registration as an Applied Psychologist.

Experience of specialist psychological assessment and treatment of patients across care settings, including community and inpatient settings.
Must be trained or have experience in the assessment tools HCR-20 and RSVP.
Experience of representing Psychology within a multi-disciplinary team.
Experience of working with individuals with mental health difficulties and a forensic history or challenging behaviour.
Experience of working with patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983).
Experience of teaching and / or presentation of research or Clinical or Forensic work in a range of settings.
We are seeking to recruit an Applied Psychologist, to be based at New Hall Independent Hospital in Ruabon. The Hospital caters for up to 32 patients and has over 90 staff.

We are looking for an innovative and motivated Psychologist who will support the Head of Psychology to lead and develop psychology services in New Hall. This will include opportunities to be innovative and to develop psychological therapy approaches and interventions to meet the individual needs of the patients. We are looking for someone with relevant experience from previous practise or from their core training if newly qualified. But most of all we are looking for an individual with passion and drive to be the best they can be for our patients. In return, we will show a real commitment to upskill and develop you within what is an ambitious and exciting services that thrives on excellent care and treatment for patients.

Good working knowledge of up to date therapy, research and evidence based practices are essential for this role. Experience of working as part of an MDT and therapist is vital.

The ability to be innovative; focused on quality; have team ethics; be honesty and transparent, have empathy and supporting others are essential to the position.

As the Applied Psychologist your role will include;

To work autonomously within professional and organisational guidelines and exercise responsibility for the governance of psychological practice within relevant services.

To provide psychological assessment, formulation and interventions to inpatients at New Hall and to act as a specialist resource to the wider professional community.

To work collaboratively as a member of the Multidisciplinary team and in line with the organisational policy for Multidisciplinary Team working.

To utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within MHC.

Provide systemic support and training to the nursing and support team to assist in the delivery of effective care and rehabilitation of service users.

To contribute to service development, Clinical or Forensic governance and multi-disciplinary forums as directed.

We have exciting new permanent job opportunities for 2 x support workers at our residential care service in Plwmp, near Llandysul, Ceredigion.We are a private organisation providing residential services, across West Wales, for younger adults with learning disabilities, complex mental health problems, autistic spectrum conditions and associated challenging behaviours.HoursFull-time (37.5 hrs per week) and part time (22.5-30 hrs per week)Responsibilities and DutiesAs a support worker in our care home, you will be responsible for supporting individuals to achieve their goals based within their home environments and local community.Activities of support vary from daily living skills, administration of medication, personal care to teaching of independent life skills.You will also support individuals to access community-based activities such as going to college, work placements, swimming and other social and leisure activities.Our commitment to youWe promise to give you:- Comprehensive and paid induction and on-going training- Regular support and guidance from your manager and colleagues- The opportunity to bring forward your own ideas and suggestions to improve the care our individuals receive- The time and support necessary to complete a QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care- Career progression opportunities including management training- one of our core values is to promote staff internally and to support them to develop- Fair pay and rewards- Fair allocation of shifts on a rota system with convenient, online accessAbout YouPrevious experience in this area of work is not crucial but a genuine interest in supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues is essential.Qualifications are also not essential. We value people with good life experiences and practical skills, together with common sense and excellent communication skills.You should be resilient, have experience of working in a team and be willing to participate in service user led activities.Pay & Benefits• Between £8.72 and £9.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience and enhanced rates of pay on bank holidays• Double time on Christmas Day• Sleep-in shifts paid at the National Living Wage for the entire shift• Full payment of Social Care Wales registration fees• Company funded private medical insurance scheme• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme, provided by AXA• Annual bonus scheme, allowing you to earn up to £250 extra per year• Additional annual leave entitlement based on length of service• Generous employer pension contributions of 5% of gross pay• Generous paid compassionate leave entitlementEqual OpportunitiesThe sole criterion for selection of applicants will be suitability for the Job Position, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.DBS** This position is subject to an Enhanced level disclosure to be requested through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).Closing Date8 March 2021There are a range of career opportunities in social care. Why not visit to find out a little bit more about working in the sector to see if it’s the career for you?

Advanced Nurse Practitioner- Integrated Triage Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Band 8a
Fixed term / secondment for 12 months
Full and Part Time- Various Hours Considered
£45,753- £51,668 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to be part of an integrated health and social care multi-disciplinary referral, triage, and assessment team within Ceredigion. ‘Porth Gofal’ supports an integrated holistic approach where services are person-centred and coordinated to the needs and preferences of the individual, focused on prevention and self-management, and meeting the needs of the local population in a timely, effective and prudent manner. This is a fantastic time to join a dynamic innovative and rapidly transforming integrated service set in beautiful West Wales.
As the Advanced Nurse Practitioner you will be working as part of the multi-disciplinary referral, triage, and assessment team and ensure that you practice within the Advanced Practice Pillars (Clinical, Leadership and Management, Education, Research) and guidance as outlined in the Framework for Advanced Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professional Practice in Wales 2010.
have expert knowledge in the health and social care management of both acute and chronic conditions
committed to the Care Closer to home ethos and supporting patients in sometimes challenging environments to achieve ‘What Matters’ to them- acknowledging that this requires creativity and shared risk taking at times
acknowledgement that home environments differ and cannot be controlled you are expected to advocate strongly on behalf of your patients in complex situations and be able to adapt your skills and key policies to suit the needs of those in your care
provide expert sense and decision making as part of the multi-disciplinary triage team in Ceredigion
be a key member of a community fast-acting response team
assess and manage risk and proactively challenge others about risk
be identified as a clinical expert and have a high clinical profile ensuring the provision of effective and efficient care
work as a highly skilled senior practitioner with expert knowledge; working alongside and supporting colleagues in acute and community services
manage your own workload; working across professional, organisational, agency, and system boundaries to improve and develop services
participate in networks; locally, regionally and nationally

You will be expected to deliver high quality, evidence based advance practice with individuals in the community; responding to crisis, managing long-term conditions, preventing admissions and supporting earlier discharge from the acute setting.
The role will focus on supporting patient focused pathways across acute and community sectors; providing leadership in the development and ongoing quality assurance of the service, undertaking evaluation, audit, and contributing to research as required.
The post holder will have the support of a clinical supervisor, professional supervisor, line manager, and direct access to patient’s own General Practitioner as and when required. You will also work as part of a highly skilled and experienced Multi-Disciplinary team to support you to deliver excellent patient care. The service values supervision, actively promotes continuous professional development, and is committed to excellent patient care and service improvement.
We are therefore seeking to appoint proactive, motivated, and compassionate individuals, with demonstrable experience in health and social care, who display a broad knowledge of clinical specialities, and whose values are aligned to those of Hywel Dda University Health Board:
Putting people at the heart of everything that we do
Working together to be the best that we can be
Striving to deliver and develop excellent service
The ability to travel between sites in a timely manner is essential and the ability to speak Welsh is desirable; English and/or Welsh Speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Interested internal candidates who wish to consider a secondment opportunity are encouraged to seek approval in principle from their line manager prior to application.
Interviews to be held on 8th of March 2021.
For further details / informal visits contact:
NameTracey EvansJob titleHead of Nursing Ceredigion CommunityEmail addressTracey.Evans142a29@wales.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

We are currently seeking an experienced and talented Registered Manager for a Children’s Home within the RCT area.

The role includes:

– Accountability for all aspects of service provision

– Delivery of a service which is economically viable and where resources are managed effectively

– Responsibility for service which must meet CSSIW essential standards

– Management of a team of senior staff members and their performance

– Management of budgets

The ideal candidate must hold QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Children and Young People’s Residential Management) Wales or an acceptable predecessor qualification and have at least five years’ experience (two of which must be in a management position) in residential childcare.

We offer excellent rates of pay, comprehensive training and on-going personal development.

Please do not apply for this role unless you meet our requirements.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000.00-£39,000.00 per year

Helping people live the best life they can at home isn’t just work, it’s life changing work. For older people, or those with life-debilitating conditions, there’s nowhere better to live than in the comfort of their own home. Surrounded by their memories and supported by a live-in carer, every single client gets to live their very best life, in the place they love the most.Join us as a live in carer and you will receive the very best in training and support from a team who are here for you 24/7, looking after you so that you can make a real difference to others. For our carers, live-in care means that they only work in one household. Looking after one client or at times a couple. Our carers are, in effect, isolating themselves with their clients for the duration of their rotas, thereby minimising their exposure to COVID-19.If you have experience of providing personal care, either in a professional capacity (in any social care setting) or from recent experience of providing personal care to a loved one or a friend, we’d love to hear from you. There’s nowhere better because:We offer a variety of live-in care roles in England and Scotland to suit your level of experience and lifestyle5 days’ intensive training before your first placement24/7/365 support from our central teamA dedicated care manager who knows you and your clientUK travel expenses covered whilst in placementWe pay according to skills and experience, not based on the client you work with.Your role will include:Managing medical conditions such as dementia, stroke and incontinenceMoving and handlingCooking, cleaning and ensuring the smooth running of the house.As a Professional carer you will have Key Worker statusWe’re looking for:Either minimum 6 months’ professional care experience such as live-in carer, domiciliary carer, care assistant, support worker or personal healthcare assistant or similar social care experienceOR recent experience of providing personal care for an adult friend or family member including washing, bathing and toiletingExperience of dementia care desirableA driver’s licence is an advantage but not a requirement.Our people are the reason we are able to deliver the very highest standards of care. We’re the only dedicated live-in care provider to receive an “Outstanding” rating in all 5 categories by the CQC in England; and a rating of “Excellent” for care and support by the Care Inspectorate in Scotland.

We are looking to permanently recruit a 30.0 hrs Band 5 Community Mental Health Nurse to join the Arfon Community Mental Health Team based in Bangor, Gwynedd. Applications are invited from Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN) to join an experienced and innovative multi-disciplinary team to provide a high quality service. The Arfon Community Mental Health Team supports adults within North Gwynedd. The successful applicant will provide person centred assessments and interventions for adults who have complex mental health and social care needs in partnership with other agencies and carers. As a member of the team the post holder should possess strong interpersonal, communication and literacy skills as well as demonstrating an ability to work with a range of professionals, agencies and carers in a wide range of venues. The post holder will be expected to provide positive clinical services with a strong understanding of clinical
governance. The post holder will be expected to work autonomously and as part of a team to improve outcomes for adults within their local community, maintaining quality lives and free from harm. The post holder will be expected to be able to attend a variety of locations in a timely manner.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Closing Date: 23/03/21
For further details / informal visits contact:
Christie Williams
01248 363470
Deputy County Manager