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Band 6 Rotational Occupational Therapist

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Cardiff and Vale UHB Occupational Therapy Band 6 Rotation

We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity for an Occupational Therapist to join our Band 6 rotation.

This mixed rotation includes a range of rotations across acute, rehabilitation and community including acute medicine, orthopaedics, spinal, stroke and older persons rehabilitation services. Community rotations are based in one of our three teams : Community Mental Health Team, Cardiff Community Resource Team and Vale Local Authority.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an appropriately qualified and motivated Occupational Therapist who wishes to gain experience in a range of exciting clinical services-we have embedded the RCOT Career Progression Framework within our service and encourage you to develop your skills underpinned by the four pillars of practice. Our rotations occur annually and support is provided by highly experienced clinicians within each service. There are CPD opportunities available in all specialties.

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.There will be the requirement to work weekends/ extended hours in some of the rotationsCardiff and Vale UHB is unique in being a teaching UHB, providing tertiary, specialist, general acute, mental health and community services and has a renowned reputation for teaching, research and development.The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh 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 Qualification Essential
  • Will hold a qualification in Occupational Therapy at degree level or equivalent
  • Holds professional registration as awarded by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Evidence of recent learning and continued professional development at a higher level
  • Practice Educator Training Qualification
Experience Essential
  • Have sufficient experience that includes experience in at least 2 discrete service areas
  • Experience of working in the NHS
  • Managing a caseload
  • Inter-professional and multi-agency team working
  • Direct involvement with carers and families.
Skills Essential
  • Autonomous practitioner with self management skills
  • Planning and prioritisation of workload
  • Ability to support and supervise others (formally responsible for supervising Band 5 and Support Staff)
  • Mechanisms of audit and research methodology
  • Knowledge of current healthcare policies and application
  • The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role.
Special knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge of services that link across the primary/secondary care interface to provide integrated care in specialism
  • Knowledge and application of Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Seating and posture management assessment for wheelchair users
Personal qualities Essential
  • Adaptive skills that embrace change and new developments
  • Ability to cope well under pressure.
  • Professional confidence.

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