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Occupational Therapist

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Chepstow
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced Occupational Therapist (Band 6) to join the South Monmouthshire Integrated service Team based at Chepstow Community Hospital.

You will join a highly experienced team of practitioners who are committed to delivering a high quality service and have a passion to share and develop knowledge and skills in this area.

A breadth of learning and training opportunities are available and supported across the team, in addition to being a part of the ABUHB Occupational Therapy Service that has a reputation for innovation and excellence.

This is an exciting post within an area of work that is highly topical in terms of the growing demand for services for people with long term complex needs.

Main duties of the job

This post offers an excellent opportunity to work within a dynamic multi-disciplinary team and with a range of providers and partner organisations to develop community-based solutions in providing support to vulnerable adults.

The role also provides an excellent opportunity to develop caseload management skills. The successful candidate will need to be flexible, highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic with the ability to deliver a high quality individualised service.

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

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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

English

Essential

  • Degree or Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registration Up to date professional port folio
  • Specialist knowledge and application of OT assessments and interventions relevant to intervention with people with a range of conditions


Desirable

  • Supervision experience of junior staff and/or students
  • Post-graduate experience of working in community settings


English

Essential

  • Ability to work flexibly and respond to unpredictable work demands


English

Essential

  • Ability to reflect on and critically appraise own performance and develop new methods of working


Desirable

  • Ability to cope with highly emotional or distressing circumstances Ability to cope with exposure to challenging work environments


Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Chepstow Community Hospital

Tempest Way

Chepstow

NP165YX

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-AHP068-0424

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