Occupational Therapist

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

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Job summary

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.

About us

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.

Date posted

17 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

110-AHP080-0622

Job locations

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Llantrissant

CF72 8XR


Job description

Job responsibilities

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.

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

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.

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

  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Post graduate training in clinical education Evidence of commitment to CPD
  • Evidence of ability to work at masters level in field of Paediatrics and/or management qulaifications
  • Pst graduate training in a Paed modality
  • Specialist knowledge of professional assessments and intereventions related Paeds
  • Knowledge and understanding EBP and current drivers
  • Knowledge and application of clinical governance and risk managment
  • Evidnece analysis if critical/analyical thought - ethical issues
  • Knowledge of procedural and legal requirements (CP)

Desirable

  • Knoweldge of standardised and non standardised assessments
  • Interest and involevment quality, audit, SD
  • Partenrship working

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive post graduate clinical experience in specialist area/leadership related to post.
  • Evidence of strong clinical/team leadership.
  • Evidence of working across organisational boundaries and managing change effectively
  • Experience MDT/multi-agency working2

Desirable

  • Awareness of current professional issues
  • Experinece of advising/teaching

aptitude and abilty/ skills

Essential

  • Ability to effectively lead a team.
  • Professional confidence to represent service on relevant issues.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills when challenging situations arise eg. negotiating change
  • Professional confidence to represent the service
  • Autonomous practitioner - excellent organisation and time management
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrate clinical reasoning and effective decisions with complex cases
  • Servive evaluation and implementing change

pesonal qualities

Essential

  • Able to engage and lead a multi professional/organisational team
  • Ability to self reflect on own and others behaviours in order to improve services for patients/service users

circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to travel around geographical patch in a timely manner.

other

Essential

  • Commitment to client centred, non-discriminatory practice
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • Registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Post graduate training in clinical education Evidence of commitment to CPD
  • Evidence of ability to work at masters level in field of Paediatrics and/or management qulaifications
  • Pst graduate training in a Paed modality
  • Specialist knowledge of professional assessments and intereventions related Paeds
  • Knowledge and understanding EBP and current drivers
  • Knowledge and application of clinical governance and risk managment
  • Evidnece analysis if critical/analyical thought - ethical issues
  • Knowledge of procedural and legal requirements (CP)

Desirable

  • Knoweldge of standardised and non standardised assessments
  • Interest and involevment quality, audit, SD
  • Partenrship working

Experience

Essential

  • Extensive post graduate clinical experience in specialist area/leadership related to post.
  • Evidence of strong clinical/team leadership.
  • Evidence of working across organisational boundaries and managing change effectively
  • Experience MDT/multi-agency working2

Desirable

  • Awareness of current professional issues
  • Experinece of advising/teaching

aptitude and abilty/ skills

Essential

  • Ability to effectively lead a team.
  • Professional confidence to represent service on relevant issues.
  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills when challenging situations arise eg. negotiating change
  • Professional confidence to represent the service
  • Autonomous practitioner - excellent organisation and time management
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrate clinical reasoning and effective decisions with complex cases
  • Servive evaluation and implementing change

pesonal qualities

Essential

  • Able to engage and lead a multi professional/organisational team
  • Ability to self reflect on own and others behaviours in order to improve services for patients/service users

circumstances

Essential

  • Ability to travel around geographical patch in a timely manner.

other

Essential

  • Commitment to client centred, non-discriminatory practice

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

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Llantrissant

CF72 8XR


Employer's website

https://cwmtafmorgannwg.wales/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Address

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Llantrissant

CF72 8XR


Employer's website

https://cwmtafmorgannwg.wales/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy

Rachael Gdesis-Evans

rachael.gdesis-evans@wales.nhs.uk

01656752161

Date posted

17 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

110-AHP080-0622

Job locations

Royal Glamorgan Hospital

Llantrissant

CF72 8XR


Supporting documents

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