Occupational Therapist

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Vale of Glamorgan
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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Come and join our medicine team as a part time Band 6 Occupational Therapist working at the University Hospital Llandough. Responsibilities include providing occupational therapy to medicine patients in the main department , supervision of staff and students and developing the service and your personal /clinical skills.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy team in University Hospital Llandough.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion to work within medicine. You will be part of our friendly, well established Occupational Therapy service at University Hospital Llandough.

The successful applicant will support the team leads and work alongside the Occupational Therapists within the medicine team providing a service to the medicine wards .

You will be supported by, and liaise closely with, the wider Occupational Therapy team and contribute to the development of the service.

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

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission isCaring for People, Keeping People Well,and ourvision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiffand the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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 Essential
  • Will hold a qualification in Occupational Therapy at degree level or equivalent
  • Holds professional registration as awarded by the Health & Care Professionals Council HCPC
  • Evidence of recent learning and continued professional development at a higher level
  • Practice Educator Training Qualification
Experience Essential
  • Has a considerable experience that includes experience in at least 2 discrete service areas
  • Sufficient experience of working in the NHS
  • Experience of complex discharge arrangements
Skills Essential
  • Sound clinical reasoning/ problem solving
  • Ability to support and supervise others formally responsible for supervising Band 5 and Support Staff
  • Planning and prioritisation of workload
Special knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of services that link across the primary secondary care interface to provide integrated care in specialism
personal qualities Essential
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to cope well under pressure
  • Commitment, enthusiasm and flexibility to the needs of the service

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