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Senior Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
040-AHP159-1119
Site
Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr
Town
Ystrad Mynach
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Closing
Today at 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.

 

 

 We are looking to appoint an experienced occupational therapist with a range of occupationally focussed assessment and treatment skills to take up this post that will support people with their rehabilitation following a stroke.

The post holder will be based at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr, Ystrad Mynach with the expectation for the post holder to provide clinical cover in the hyper-acute/acute stroke unit based at the Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport on a rotational basis.

The post holder will be expected to join a rota to deliver weekend therapy cover to the hyper-acute/acute stroke unit.

 Postgraduate experience of working with people who have had a stroke is essential as is the ability to work flexibly and proactively to deliver a prompt and clinically effective service. You should be a creative problem solver and demonstrate a willingness to develop and pilot new ideas. You will possess good organisational skills related to yourself and supporting the workload management of the team.

We provide all of our staff with the opportunity to work in an occupational therapy service that is developing to meet the needs of the people that we serve and provide innovative and effective ways of delivering occupational therapy intervention. We support all staff with professional supervision and regular development reviews. The successful applicant will be supported to develop more specialist and advanced clinical and leadership skills.

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

Closing date: 20th November 2019

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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

Helen Hak, Strategic Clinical Lead OT for Stroke (01633) 238246