Occupational Therapist

Employer
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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We are looking for an occupational therapist with a passion for working in a fast paced medicine team . This newly developed team is based in UHW on the medicine wards with the aim to provide excellent care and treatment in a timely manner. Therapists work in a supportive environment with senior supervision, team and peer support. There is close multi-disciplinary and inter-agency working across 7 day working.

Main duties of the job

Continuous Professional Development is of prime importance to the Occupational Therapy Service and there are many and varied learning opportunities UHB wide. Learning opportunities are considered against the career framework pillars of practice.We are searching for someone who shares our values that:We care about the people we serve and the people we workWe trust one anotherWe respect each otherWe take personal responsibilityWe treat people with kindnessWe act with integrity

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

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 is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision 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, Cardiff and 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
  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Professional registration /HCPC
Education Essential
  • Evidence of recent study
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working in health and social care environments
  • Experience of organising a case load
  • Experience of inter professional team working
  • Experience of involvement with carers and families
Skills Essential
  • Evidence of working as an autonomous practitioner with self management skills/ team working
  • Basic IT skills
  • Evidence of involvement in audit and research
Special Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of NHS
  • Evidence of facilitating peer learning - i.e journal clubs etc
Personal/Other Essential
  • Shares values of the UHB identified in application
  • Ability to speak Welsh


Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

001-AHP133-0622
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