Specialist Occupational Therapist

Powys Teaching Health Board

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Job summary

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.

About us

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 powys.workforcegeneralenquiries@wales.nhs.uk

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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.

Date posted

25 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

070-AHP009-0222-C

Job locations

Ystradgynlais

Glanrhyd Road

Ystradgynlais

SA9 1AU


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.

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

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registered
  • Evidence of significant post graduate training e.g. range of short courses, in-house training
  • Documented evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Specialist knowledge and application of Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions relevant to client group
  • Detailed knowledge of the principals of clinical governance and its application

Desirable

  • Effective teaching and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Occupational Therapy models of practice

Experience

Essential

  • Clinical fieldwork educator
  • Supervision of junior staff
  • Evidence of commitment to multi-disciplinary working
  • Awareness Ability to work autonomously and set own prioritiesof current practice issues

Desirable

  • Experience working within a Community setting

Aptitudes and Abilities

Essential

  • Understanding of Occupational Therapy Outcome Measures
  • Computer literacy
  • To be well organised and able to keep to deadlines/ timescales
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to use initiative to solve problems
  • Commitment to lifelong learning

Desirable

  • Welsh speaker

Other

Essential

  • Ability to travel throughout Powys is essential
  • Participate within the 7-day rota to meet the service needs
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC Registered
  • Evidence of significant post graduate training e.g. range of short courses, in-house training
  • Documented evidence of Continuing Professional Development
  • Specialist knowledge and application of Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions relevant to client group
  • Detailed knowledge of the principals of clinical governance and its application

Desirable

  • Effective teaching and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Occupational Therapy models of practice

Experience

Essential

  • Clinical fieldwork educator
  • Supervision of junior staff
  • Evidence of commitment to multi-disciplinary working
  • Awareness Ability to work autonomously and set own prioritiesof current practice issues

Desirable

  • Experience working within a Community setting

Aptitudes and Abilities

Essential

  • Understanding of Occupational Therapy Outcome Measures
  • Computer literacy
  • To be well organised and able to keep to deadlines/ timescales
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to use initiative to solve problems
  • Commitment to lifelong learning

Desirable

  • Welsh speaker

Other

Essential

  • Ability to travel throughout Powys is essential
  • Participate within the 7-day rota to meet the service needs

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

Ystradgynlais

Glanrhyd Road

Ystradgynlais

SA9 1AU


Employer's website

https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Powys Teaching Health Board

Address

Ystradgynlais

Glanrhyd Road

Ystradgynlais

SA9 1AU


Employer's website

https://pthb.nhs.wales/working-for-us/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Senior Therapist Rehabilitation and Recovery

Jo Williams

joanne.williams17@wales.nhs.uk

07815490938

Date posted

25 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

070-AHP009-0222-C

Job locations

Ystradgynlais

Glanrhyd Road

Ystradgynlais

SA9 1AU


Supporting documents

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