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Senior Occupational Therapist

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Chepstow
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Occupational Therapist to work independently within the community mental health team located within the Hywel Dda Centre, Chepstow .

The postholder will manage a varied and complex caseload providing Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention to adults with mental health difficulties. The post holder will be required to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team offering advice & recommendations to the team based on the outcome of assessments & interventions carried out with service users. The post holder will be expected to care coordinate and work within the limits of their professional competence.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work collaboratively across the wide-ranging services and agencies to support a programme of recovery and social inclusion.

Within the OT service, practice is underpinned by the Model of Human Occupation and the post holder will be expected and supported to develop skills in the use of MOHO-licenced assessment tools, and the underpinning theory.

This post is part of a wider network and professional structure of occupational therapists across the mental health and learning disabilities division. The post holder would be expected to engage with regular practice forums and workshop opportunities to drive occupational therapy development in inpatient, community, and specialist settings.

The occupational therapy service is committed to student education and practice development. The post holder would be expected to facilitate practice placements for students throughout the academic year.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English 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.

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