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Occupational Therapist

Band 5

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Occupational Therapist
Band 5
14 months (Fixed term until 31 March 2022)
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
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Royal Gwent Hospital, Occupational Therapy Department
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
08/03/2021 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process



We are looking for an Occupational Therapy Practitioner (band 5) to join the integrated hospital Occupational Therapy team in the Royal Gwent and St Woolos Hospitals to support people with their discharge home and any ongoing rehabilitation.

This fixed-term post offers an opportunity to develop clinical skills in maximising people’s ability to engage in their chosen occupations and could find you supporting people in hospital or their home.

We offer regular supervision with skilled and experienced specialist staff; a preceptorship programme to support newly qualified practitioners; an annual appraisal and a variety of opportunities for your 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.

Closing date:  8th March 2021


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

We would encourage applicants of this post to contact the team prior to applying / invite to interview to discuss the role with members of the occupational therapy team.

Hannah Henson OT Service Manager for Newport

01633 234279


Jennifer Britz Team lead Occupational Therapist

01633 234279