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Occupational Therapist - Community Hospital

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£34,212 to £41,197 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other allied health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy team based at Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley in Holyhead

The successful candidate will work as part of the inpatient multidisciplinary team and will provide rehabilitation within an inpatient setting along with assisting to facilitate safe hospital discharges. The on-site Occupational Therapy team includes an additional band 6 Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Support Workers. The team works closely with, and are part of the community Occupational Therapy service and the locality Community Resource Teams.

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

Main duties of the job

The community hospital Occupational Therapist post is varied and involves inpatient rehabilitation, complex discharge planing and opportunities for multidisciplinary team working.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential, with the ability to work confidently in the assessment and treatment of patients within the clinical speciality.

There are opportunities to contribute to the planning and delivery of Occupational Therapy services, along with contributing to developments within the community hospital team.

The Community Occupational Therapy service has an established CPPD and peer support structure, along with support from the Team Lead and Clinical Lead Occupational Therapists.

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
  • HCPC Registration


  • Short courses at post graduate diploma level.
  • Short courses at post graduate diploma level.



  • Significant post graduate experience


  • Broad band 5 rotational experience.

Aptitude and ability


  • Evidence of working independently/ level of supervision relevant to experience.


  • Ability to speak Welsh



  • Commitment to lifelong learning to develop own professional skills.



  • Able to meet the travel between sites in a timely manner
  • Able to work hours flexibly over 7 days service if required.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Ysbyty Penrhos Stanley, Holyhead

Penrhos beach road


LL65 2PR

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