Specialist Occupational Therapist
Powys Teaching Health Board
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We are looking for a Specialist Occupational Therapist with a passion for working in rehabilitation and community services to work as part of our Community Therapy Team in South Powys. The main focus of our service is to provide rehabilitation to adults in their own homes, communities and inpatient facilities, working in an integrated way with colleagues from health, social care and third sector.
Main duties of the job
You will have proven specialist clinical skills and be keen to take an active part in contributing to ongoing development of our service. You will need to have excellent communication, motivational and organisational skills, a flexible approach to work to ensure delivery of a high standard of care.
This is an exciting time to join the organisation. We have adopted new ways of working, communicating and work smarter within our teams and with other health professionals and Social Services. Occupational Therapy is a valued service within Powys Teaching Health Board and as a team we are strongly committed to service development, standard setting, clinical effectiveness and outcome measures. As a member of the team you will be enabled to develop to your full potential in a supportive environment.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work; a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow, where patients are at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction, Powys is the place to be. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.
Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care and range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.
Did you know - Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Workforce team on 01874 712580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.
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Aptitudes and Abilities
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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