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Occupational Therapist - Rotational

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Occupational Therapy Practitioner rotation within Gwent has a vacancy a graduate rotational Occupational Therapists based in teams throughout Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, initially starting in the Newport Community Learning Disability Team.

The Occupational Therapy Practitioner rotation for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board offers the opportunity to gain experience in the clinical areas of Adult and Older Adult Mental Health, Community Reablement, Children and Young Peoples Service, Acute Medicine, Surgery and Trauma Orthopaedics, Acute Stroke Care and Rehabilitation, General and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Community Neurology, Continuing Healthcare, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.

Main duties of the job

Supported by skilled and experienced specialist staff we offer regular supervision, a preceptorship programme to support newly qualified practitioners, annual appraisal and a variety of opportunities for continuing professional development.

Occupational Therapy is a highly valued service within the health board and we are strongly committed to service development, standard setting, clinical effectiveness and lifelong learning. We are keen to recruit occupational therapists that are ready to work in an occupational therapy service that is actively developing and changing to meet the needs of the people that we serve.

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

About us

Newport Community Learning Disability team promote a multi-disciplinary approach to improving the health and well-being of individuals referred to the service. You will work alongside a range of professionals including Nursing, Psychiatry, Speech and Language therapy and Psychology.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is an award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued.

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
  • Varied placement experience
  • Understanding of professional ethics and their application in practice
English Essential
  • Special requirements to perform in the role e.g. Ability to travel within geographical area. Able to work hours flexibly.
  • Understanding of OT outcome measures

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