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Occupational Therapist Band 6

Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Location
Deeside
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Occupational therapist
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
This post is fixed term / secondment for 12 months due to Maternity Cover.

If you are interested in applying for the secondment position, you must obtain permission from your current line manager prior to applying for this post.

Are you an experienced/qualified Community Occupational Therapist?

Looking for a new challenge and motivated to make a difference?

Want a chance to be part of an innovative service?

The post holder will cover a maternity leave caseload. This is a fixed term contract and can be a secondment opportunity.

They will carry out specialist assessments and treatment and provide advice for patients on their caseload in community settings. They will work closely with primary care teams to ensure that interventions are delivered in a timely manner.

Applicants must hold a Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy and previous experience working within the NHS is essential.

Must be able to work independently, show initiative, drive and enthusiasm. Good communication skills are essential.

Applicants must have the ability to travel independently across Flintshire sometimes at short notice, travel will involve carrying bulky equipment on occasions.

Main duties of the job

The post holder works as part of the Community and Primary Care Occupational Therapy Service.

Thepost holder works autonomously with emphasis being placed on multi-disciplinary working andmulti-agency collaboration. Under the supervision of a Band 7 they have specific responsibility for:-

Holding their own clinical caseload.

Clinical supervision and development of more junior staff.

The post holder will carry out assessments and treatment and provide advice for patients on their caseload in community settings.

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

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

Essential

  • Diploma/ Degree in occupational therapy


Desirable

  • Postgraduate training or learning


Experience

Essential

  • Experience working in community settings


Desirable

  • Ability to work with teams


Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Address

Deeside Community Hospital

Deeside

CH5 1XS

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

050-AHP160-0624

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