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Occupational Therapist

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The post holder will work as an autonomous practitioner following professional codes of conduct and ethics carrying a varied caseload which can include patients with complex needs with additional supervision.

Clinical activities can take place in a wide range of settings including hospital, clinic and community settings, and patients own homes.

Main duties of the job

The department is looking for Band 5 Occupational Therapists to join the rotation in the west. The rotation includes physical, mental health and paediatric rotations in both acute and community services including medical, primary care, stroke rehabilitation, surgical, rheumatology, orthopaedics, community and community hospitals, acute and community mental health and children's services in clinics, schools and community services.

The successful applicants will be supervised by senior staff and supported to complete the preceptorship. There is an active Band 5 support network which gives peer support along with in service training.

North Wales is an ideal place to live and work especially if you enjoy the outdoors. We are close to the Snowdonia National Park and the many gorgeous beaches within the area.

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

About us

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.

Job description

Job 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



  • Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy, or to be in third year of training and will be appointed upon successful qualification
  • HCPC Registration or applying for registration



  • Evidence of varied practice placements
  • Evidence of practice placements in an NHS setting.

Aptitude and ability


  • Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with others.
  • Ability to implement the Occupational Therapy process with clients.


  • Ability to speak Welsh



  • Can meet travel requiremewnts
  • Flexible working

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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