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Occupational Therapist - HMP

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Wrexham
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for diversity, flexibility, challenge and the opportunity to move your career forward to provide modern healthcare in prison? This is the job for you, come and join us!

We will give you the opportunity to be an expert in prison occupational therapy and to be involved in very modern care and support. We offer excellent learning and development opportunities. We want to support you in your career and give you the opportunity to improve

An excellent opportunity has arisen for experienced Occupational Therapist to join the Therapies team here at HMP Berwyn, a category C prison for adult men with a range of varied health needs. This is a great opportunity to embed change and embed a shared culture with HMP and the probation service.

We are looking for a clinically skilled Occupational Therapist who is able to work across a range of clinical issues and able to articulate the role of Occupational Therapy in a prison setting. The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy and you will also have excellent organisational skills and an ability to problem solve multiple issues within a fast-paced custodial context.

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

Main duties of the job

Our proposal

Join us and we will provide you with world-class education and development, maximising your knowledge and skills through supported study time.

A team of nurses and specialists who support the assessment of the men in custody, within a community environment, offering initial care, secondary care and forensic models of engagement that are similar to those experienced that are duplicated in the wider community.

We will provide an opportunity to become an expert in prison therapy care and be part of modern care and support. Flexible working options to enable you to balance excellent work and life

If you have the passion, vision and ability to make a difference and help move our services forward, getting the best out of your colleagues and team, we'd like to hear from you today!

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

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Knowledge

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Skills

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Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

HMP Berwyn

Bridge Road, Wrexham Industrial Estate

Wrexham

LL13 9QS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-HMP-AHP003-0524

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