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Occupational Therapist

Powys Teaching Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide Occupational Therapy within the specialist area depending upon the rotational area worked in.

To manage a defined caseload, using evidence based/client centred principles to assess plan, implement and evaluate interventions in an environment as agreed by senior staff.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist who will contribute to the development of our service in South Powys. Our drive is to maintain patients in their own homes through thorough and comprehensive assessments and interventions. We believe in being able to respond rapidly to a crisis in addition to looking at individual's long-term needs and aspirations. We offer wide ranging interventions including developing our long term condition management programmes and one to one interventions in the community. We are a supportive professional team and are embedded in the multidisciplinary principles of care.

You will have the opportunity to further develop your skills through structured rotations including Neurological Rehab, Community Rehab, and Inpatient Rehab. There will be opportunities to gain community respiratory experience as part of the rehab rotations. We are also exploring the opportunities for this post to rotate within children's services, learning disabilities and mental health. This is a post covering the South Powys Locality.

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

About us

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.

Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.

Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made 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

Qualifications and/or Knowledge


  • Diploma/ Degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registered (with anticipated registration within six months)
  • Documented Evidence of CPD


  • Additional clinical or healthcare related experience
  • Membership of Professional Body



  • Clinical practice on fieldwork placements in a variety of general and specialist areas


  • Basic knowledge of principles of Clinical Governance
  • Ability to reflect and critically appraise own performance



  • Ability to travel within geographical area.


  • Ability to travel within geographical area.

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board


Brecon Hospital

Cerrigcochion Road



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