Specialist Occupational Therapist

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

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Mental health
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are a dynamic, enthusiastic Occupational Therapist who has extensive experience from a mental health, primary care or neurological perspective - with a specific interest and focus on fatigue management, we warmly welcome your application for this exciting post in the new Primary Fatigue Service.

This static Band 6 specialist Occupational Therapist role will be based at Dewi Sant Hospital as an integral part of the new, Health Board wide, Primary Fatigue Service and will work closely with colleagues within an experienced multidisciplinary team in order to provide a comprehensive assessment and appropriate intervention to the service users.

Main duties of the job

Acting within their professional boundaries, the post holder will provide support and intervention for the presenting person through holistic person- centred assessment, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care within set parameters and across the multi-agency team approach. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision -making and expert care and support for people within the Primary Fatigue Service.

The successful applicant will have a role in supporting the development of the service and will also have responsibility for students on placement from undergraduate Occupational Therapy programmes

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



  • Post grad education in relevant area
  • Experience of fieldwork education
  • Knowledge of assessments, interventions and approaches that can be used in this area



  • Experience of supervision
  • Experience of effective one-to-one interactions with service users
  • Experience of working in a range of settings services inc physical and mental health and community


  • Experience of advising/teaching other professions
  • Experience of advising/teaching service users



  • Ability to work well under pressure within wider multi-disciplinary team settings
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Autonomous practitioner with excellent personal organisational skills
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • demonstrable clinical reasoning skills, and able to make effective clinical decisions following assessment of complex cases


  • Evidence of effective teaching skills
  • Evidence of presenting to wide variety of audiences
  • Leadership skills

Personal Qualities


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

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Dewi Sant Hospital

Albert Road, Graig


CF37 1LB

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