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Band 6 Occupational Therapist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum/pro rata
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Occupational Therapist
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join our Paediatric Occupational therapy team. We welcome a new member to support wellbeing for Children, Young People and their families across our population.

We are looking for a motivated and creative individual that can join our visionary team.

We work within the community, in schools, patients homes and from Childrens Centres.

Main duties of the job

To manage a defined caseload within specialist area, using evidence based / client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the outcomes of intervention within the community Childrens Occupational therapy service

To organise this efficiently and effectively with regard to clinical priorities and use of time.

To ensure clinical records are kept to agreed standards and report accurately to others.

To work in partnership with clients, carers and all stake holders including the multidisciplinary/ multi agency team to identify collaborative goals.

To provide leadership and supervision for junior staff, as delegated by supervisor /team leader.

To regularly supervise Occupational Therapy students on practice placements.

We welcome applications from resilient and enthusiastic Occupational Therapists who enjoy working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team whilst also being able to work autonomously.

In this role, you will be actively encouraged to participate in quality improvement. The role also offers a commitment to your own individual development within the service. You will receive high quality supervision, support and training to further develop your skills and experience in a mental health setting as part of your continuous professional development including opportunities to develop your leadership and clinical skills.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in Occupational Therapy (or equivalent OT qualification)
  • Professional Registration with HCPC
  • Member of professional body BAOT
  • Accredited fieldwork supervisor for the education of OT students
Experience and/or Knowledge Essential
  • Understanding of the Occupational Therapy process with particular emphasis on organic and functional conditions within OPMH
  • Broad knowledge of current best practice in Occupational Therapy with designated client group
  • Experience of autonomous caseload management, comprising assessment, planning intervention and evaluation within relevant clinical area
  • Experience in use of cognitive functional assessments and intervention
  • Experience of research and/ or audit and implementing evidence based practice
  • Previous experience of supervising staff / leadership experience
  • Knowledge of standardized assessments and rehab techniques appropriate to clinical area.

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