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Senior Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm, may change with demands of service)
Job ref
040-AHP021-0123
Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Monmouthshire Assertive Outreach Maindiff Court Hospital
Town
Abergavenny
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
07/02/2023 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Senior Occupational Therapist

Band 6

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.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process

 

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Occupational Therapist within the Monmouthshire Assertive Outreach Team.

The post holder will manage a varied and complex caseload providing Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention to adults with mental health difficulties. The post holder will be required to work as part of the multi-disciplinary team offering practical support for individuals with complex mental health needs.

Assertive Outreach works in alignment with both North and South Monmouthshire CMHTs.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work collaboratively across the wide-ranging services and agencies to support a programme of recovery and social inclusion.

Within the OT service, practice is underpinned by the Model of Human Occupation and the post holder will be expected and supported to develop skills in the use of MOHO-licenced assessment tools, and the underpinning theory.

This post is part of a wider network and professional structure of occupational therapists across the mental health and learning disabilities division. The post holder would be expected to engage with regular practice forums and workshop opportunities to drive occupational therapy development in inpatient, community, and specialist settings.

The occupational therapy service is committed to student education and practice development. The post holder would be expected to facilitate practice placements for students throughout the academic year.

As this post covers a large, rural geographical area  there is  a high level of driving, so hold a current driving licence is essential.

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

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main 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

Education and training

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Experience

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Knowledge and understanding

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Skills and attributes

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Other & physical make up

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Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Alex Price
Job title
Lead Occupational Therapist
Email address
alex.price@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
07533941923
Additional information

Freya Crowley (AOT Team Lead) 01873 735548

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