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Specialist Stroke ESD Occupational Therapist

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Wide
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking to develop your skills as a Stroke Specialist Occupational Therapist? Then joining our newly developed Stroke ESD team could be the job for you!

The post-holder will be required to work as a key member of the multidisciplinary Stroke service to provide specialist intervention for patients following a stroke. You will be required to provide assessment, education and rehabilitation, working closely with the team to promote timely discharge from hospital and achieve and maintain optimal physical and psychosocial health and well being in patients own homes.

You will have the opportunity to develop your clinical and leadership abilities as well being proactively involved in service and quality improvement . We enjoy developing our staff through regular supervision, support and coaching and there is an active Band 6 development and support group that meets regularly.

The successful candidate will work closely with the MDT, Principal OT, Discharge Liaison Team and Local Authorities to ensure effective cross boundary and agency working.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be flexible to service needs, possess excellent self management skills and administer their caseload efficiently to ensure effective intervention.

The post holder will be able to provide a range of specialist assessments, and rehabilitation and be efficient in discharge planning. They will have excellent communication skills and be able to work efficiently both autonomously and as part of a team.

They will be responsible for the supervision of junior members of the team and Occupational Therapy Students.

The successful candidate will actively research the evidence base and ensure that the assessments and interventions delivered by the team are in line with current evidence and recommendations. They will be proactively involved in Quality Improvement and audit and share learning with the wider OT service.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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 / diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered member of HCPC


  • Post graduate training in relevent area
  • Fieldwork Educator



  • Postgraduate clinical experience in area of physical medicine/ Stroke
  • Experience of service delivery in a variety of clinical physical health settings
  • Experience of research and audit
  • Experience of providing Supervision


  • Awareness of current professional issues
  • Ability to use reflective practice



  • Ability to work well under pressure within wider Multi / interdisciplinary team
  • Presentation skills
  • Autonomous practitioner with excellent personal organisational skills
  • Clinical reasoning skills


  • Evidence of delivering competency based learning



  • Knowledge of broad range of standardised/ non standardised assessments
  • Knowledge of factors that can influence discharge
  • Detailed knowledge of professional ethics / standards
  • Knowledge of graded therapeutic interventions


  • Knowledge of national drivers for health provision/ Stroke

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Wide

Princess of Wales Hospital Coity Road

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board Wide

CF31 1RQ

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