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Occupational Therapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Swansea Bay University Health Board Occupational Therapy Service offers a wealth of experience, diversity and progression. We are proud to be a profession which is well respected within the Health Board and one which offers an environment in which therapists of all levels can experience nurture, encouragement, development and can excel.

We are currently recruiting a number of Band 5 Occupational Therapists so if you are graduating soon apply for this exciting rotation now!

The Band 5 rotation offers 35 different placements across a wide variety of specialties, including in-patient, community, physical, adult mental health, older person's mental health, paediatrics, forensic mental health, burns & plastics, stroke, orthopaedics, oncology and palliative care.

We provide a commitment to training and education, including preceptorship, post-graduate study, and leadership programmes, ensure the future of Occupational Therapy within the Health Board is strong and exciting.

Main duties of the job

Rotational Occupational Therapist.

You will be required to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, including a 7 day shift pattern, with extended working hours covering 365days of the year.

Due to the large geographical area that the health board covers it is an expectation of the role that you will be able to travel across sites to clients homes and community settings in a timely manner where required.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

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.

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

Person Specification



  • Degree in Occupational Therapy (or other relevant OT qualification)
  • Professional Registration with HCPC


  • Membership of professional body - BAOT

Experience & Knowledge


  • Evidence of knowledge of current best practice in OT
  • Understanding of professional ethics and their application in practice
  • Understanding of a wide range of pathological and traumatic processes, and the impact on occupational

Skills & Abilities


  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance.
  • Ability to travel across sites to clients homes and community settings where required in order to carry out clinical tasks
  • Planning, time management and organisational skills

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board





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