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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing, Support Work & HCA's

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £12.44 - £21.34 per hour

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gareth Price

If you have at least 6 months experience as a Healthcare Support Worker in an acute medical or mental health setting and you're looking for an opportunity to work within NHS Wales, Vetro Nursing would love to hear from you!

Cardiff & The Vale UHB has many opportunities for Healthcare Assistants to gain experience and enhance their skills on the general medical, surgical and mental health wards at the University Hospital of Wales, University Hospital Llandough, St David's Hospital and occasional work at the smaller sites, such as Barry Hospital, Rookwood Hospital and Lansdowne Hospital.

We can offer evening and weekend shifts on a weekly basis, so whether you are seeking part-time or full-time hours, we can accommodate this. 

Location: Vardiff and Penarth
Job Type: Ad hoc agency shifts
Shifts: Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends
Pay: £12.44 to £21.34 p/h (PAYE)

About the Role:

You will need at least 6 months UK experience within an acute medical or mental health setting.

Within this role you will be supporting the trained nurses in delivering direct care for patients and have excellent support from a team of Sisters including a dedicated band 6 sister and a unit manager.

You will provide therapeutic care and support to patients, which includes observing, monitoring, and keeping a record of patient conditions, treating each person with dignity, compassion, and honesty. 

Because it is a non-negotiable requirement for you to provide proof of immunisations for TB, Hepatitis B, Varicella and MMR in order to work within the NHS, please do not apply if you are unable to provide proof of immunisations for ALL of these.


  • Excellent Rates of pay, weekly pay, and no payroll charges
  • Free online training and subsidised practical training 
  • Rapid Registration Process (Online Enhanced DBS)
  • Flexible working hours to suit your needs
  • Shifts scheduled and booked via mobile app
  • 121 personal relationship with Consultant
  • Agency worker of the month
  • Entry into our Golden Ticket to win £1000 
  • Holiday Pay
  • Contributed Pension

Key Requirements:

  • 6 months experience working in an acute medical or mental health setting in the UK (non-negotiable)
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Practical Manual Handling

Apply Now

Can you deliver a holistic and therapeutic approach to care and really make a difference to people with mental health conditions? If this sounds like your dream role, we would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.



Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone