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Occupational Therapist Specialist

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

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
A part time Band 6 Occupational Therapy post has become available within the Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB. The successful post holder will be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team of Occupational Therapists and Therapy technicians, working in a variety of settings to deliver services to children and young people with complex needs. You will be afforded the opportunity to contribute to or lead service delivery and quality improvement and to develop advanced clinical skills.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for providing specialist assessment and interventions to children and young people, delivering an occupation focused service to enable and empower. The role will also involve leading on appropriate developments to enhance the quality of services within available resources. The post holder will be based at The Children's Centre, Ysbyty Cwm Cynon, however will be expected to work across the children centre's and across the CTMUHB area as required. The post holder will be required to work 22.5 hours flexibly to meet the needs of the service at venues throughout the UHB. The successful applicant will need to be a team player, who is flexible in approach, resourceful and keen to demonstrate the distinctive contribution and added value that an Occupational Therapist can offer the multidisciplinary team. You will need excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in achieving well-being and positive health outcomes for children and young people.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh 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
  • Post Graduate training in Fieldwork Education
  • Registered member of Health Professional council


  • Post-graduate training related to Paediatric OT



  • Post Graduate clinical experience in Paediatric OT
  • Clinical experience in group ans individual Paediatric intervention
  • Experience of supervision
  • Experience in a range of settings e.g. home, schools and community


  • Ability to use reflective practice based on current evidence
  • Experience of adising/teaching
  • Experience of cross organisational working
  • Assessor experience of Agored

Knowledge and Understanding


  • Knowledge of standardised and non-standardised assessments
  • Evidence of critical appraisal/analytical thought
  • Knowledge of graded therapeutic interventions


  • Knowledge of national drivers for helath provision for Paediatrics

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Clinical reasoning skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • People management
  • Upper limb splinting

Personal Qualities


  • Embrace innovative practice
  • Appraise own performance
  • Use of clinical supervision
  • Autonomous working

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Ysbyty Cwm Cynon

New Road

Mountain Ash

CF45 4BZ

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