Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
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To be responsible for the strategic and operational management of Occupational Therapy Services within community and primary care across the UHB.
The post holder will closely collaborate with primary care colleagues, social services and integrated multi professional community based services providing professional supervision, governance support and oversight to the operational leads.
Main duties of the job
Managing specialist teams of Occupational Therapy and support staff across community and primary care services.
Bench mark service provision for primary care and community OT services with other OT services locally, nationally and internationally ensuring that services are effective and evidence based.
Managing the caseloads of staff and patient flow within these areas.
Influencing health, social care and political drivers at local and national levels
Identify, evaluate and implement areas for potential service improvement.
Influence and contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of policies and guidance
Be responsible for ensuring that the appraisal, objective setting and goals for line managed individuals are in line with organisational and professional policy.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We live by our core values:
- We listen, learn and improve
- We treat everyone with respect
- We all work together as one team
We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.
Taking a robust clinical and strategic lead in expanding and evolving specialist area within the OT service, the wider MDT and partners e.g. principal OT within the HB locality, primary care and community mental health services.
Managing specialist teams of Occupational Therapists and support staff
Training and development of staff within Occupational Therapy, the multi disciplinary team and other agencies
Ensure delivery of evidence based assessment and interventions
Responsible for ensuring that appraisals, objective setting and goals for line managed individuals are in line with organisation and professional management.
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aptitude and abilty/ skills
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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