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Lead Community Resource Team (CRT) Occupational Therapist

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£41,659 to £47,673 a year per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2023
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Community Resource Team (CRT), delivering multi-disciplinary/multi-agency community services to adult patients in the Bridgend Locality. The successful candidate would provide clinical leadership and support to line manage the Occupational Therapists within CRT. They would participate in the planning, development and evaluation of Occupational services within CRT holding responsibility for defined projects. They would also contribute to and participate in the ongoing development of integrated CRT services.

Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential within this post. The successful candidate will need to plan and manage their time effectively, ensuring prioritisation and completion of both clinical and non-clinical tasks, to ensure effective workload management and the ability to respond flexibly to the needs of the service.

Cwm Taf Morgannwg is committed to providing professional supervision and supporting continuing Professional development.

Main duties of the job

To be a clinical leader for Occupational Therapy within the CRT.

To be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of Occupational Therapy within CRT leading by example, demonstrating good practice, openness and responsiveness to emerging evidence.

To provide Occupational Therapy expertise within multidisciplinary/multiagency setting.

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

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

We listen, learn and improve

We treat everyone with respect

We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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 in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent OT qualification)
  • Professional Registration with HCPC
  • Specific recognised postgraduate training / courses relevant to specialist area equivalent to masters level
  • Leadership / management training
  • Accredited fieldwork supervisor for the education of OT students
  • Experience of autonomous caseload management, comprising assessment, planning intervention and evaluation within relevant clinical area
  • Understanding of the Occupational Therapy process and ability to apply current best practice to designated client group
  • Knowledge of the principles of Clinical Governance and the ability to apply to working practice.
  • Documented evidence of CPD
  • Awareness of Health and safety legislation
  • Application of knowledge gained through attendance at relevant clinical courses
  • Experience of research and/ or audit and implementing evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of standardized and non standardised assessments and rehab techniques appropriate to clinical areas.
  • Previous experience of supervising staff
  • Ability to work single-handedly with individuals or groups with complex needs.
  • Ability to adapt/use occupational activities to achieve treatment outcomes.
  • Organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Understanding of team dynamics and the need to maintain effective team working across both professional and multi-agency boundaries.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Physical, emotional stamina to deal with sensitive and difficult situations
  • Ability to use a variety of communication skills effectively to all with different levels of understanding
  • Computer skills e.g. use of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Data inputting
  • Leadership / management training
  • Membership of professional body BAOT
  • Counselling Qualification
English Essential
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent OT qualification)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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