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Health Care Cadet Apprentice

Powys Teaching Health Board
Pan Powys
£8,092 pro rata - per annum
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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We are recruiting motivated, caring, and compassionate individuals for the role of a HealthCare Cadet Apprentice.

This fantastic apprenticeship opportunity provides new entrants, aged 16+, with limited or no prior health care experience, to embark on a career at Powys Teaching Health Board and take their first step on their development journey to becoming a healthcare professional.

Main duties of the job

As a Cadet, you will be mentored, and supported by the Powys Health & Care Academy to gain the skills required to achieve a Level 2 diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support. Cadets will receive a salary paid at the national/living minimum wage rate, dependent on age and will be required to undertake shift work during Monday - Friday. Cadets will be based on inpatient wards at a local Powys hospital for the duration of the 13-month fixed term contract. The contract start date is due to commence at the end of November 2024.

Our Cadets, will work under the supervision of registered Healthcare professionals to deliver the highest standards of care to our patients, delivered with dignity, respect and compassion. This care will include assisting patients with their personal needs, such as washing, toileting, dressing and eating.

Full training will be provided ensuring cadets have the skills and knowledge to carry out well-defined routine clinical duties, like monitoring a patient's health condition, including checking things like blood pressure, temperature, weight, comfort, and general wellbeing.

About us

Being the smallest Heath Board in Wales means that you won't get lost in the crowd. Everybody at Powys Teaching Health Board is valued for the contribution they make to our varied and diverse portfolio of community-based services. Together, we can continue to make a real difference to our patients and build on our unrivalled reputation.

As a supportive and progressive employer, we actively encourage you to carve out a career with us, through a range of development pathways. We're also lucky enough to be situated in one of the most beautiful rural counties in Britain, let alone Wales! Achieving a healthy 'life work' balance is essential, and something we recognise by prioritising your well-being.

To start your journey with us, and to learn more about what we can offer you please visit: There you will find information about our benefits and values, read staff experiences and more about what our beautiful county has to offer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A detailed job description can be found in the documents section of the vacancy.

If you require further information or would like to speak to a member of the team, please contact Anne-Marie Mason:

Person Specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • No formal qualification required


  • GCSEs or similar qualifications



  • Experience of using Microsoft Office packages - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Aptitude & Abilities


  • Ability to manage own time effectively
  • Good listening skills
  • Good written and communication skills
  • Ability to understand others needs
  • Have a caring, kind and sympathetic attitude
  • Understanding of how to solve a problem
  • Desire to work with others


  • Ability to speak Welsh



  • Must be committed to completing the Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship within apprenticeship timescale.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Able to work flexibly, this will include working shift patterns.

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board


Various across Powys

Pan Powys


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