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Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Powys Teaching Health Board
Employer type
Bronllys Hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
07/10/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Senior Occupational Therapist

Band 6

Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work.  It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. 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. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. 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, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference.  If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!

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 Resourcing team on 01874 712557 or e-mail

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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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Specialist Occupational Therapist DHTT / Community / Inpatient South Powys

The Dementia Home Treatment Team (DHTT)  in South Powys is expanding, and there is a new post for a band 6 OT working alongside another band 6 OT. This is a new and dynamic team, working with older people with Dementia to enable them to stay in their familiar environments wherever possible. The OT's work into the inpatient wards and CMHTs, and home environments and the roles could work geographically, connecting through the DHTT. This is an exciting time for older person mental health services in Powys, with development of memory assessment services and we are developing virtual and assistive technology to enhance and enable people to access services and connect with others. The OT services in Powys offer a wonderful opportunity to connect and share skills and experiences across physical and mental health settings. There are learning and training opportunities and we take students from Cardiff and Wrexham university.

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

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Kirsten Davidson
Job title
Specialist Occupational Therapist DHTT / Community / Inpatient South Powys
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07970 248741
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I gael rhagor o fanylion / ymweliadau anffurfiol, cysylltwch â:

I gael manylion pellach a chodi cwestiynau, cysylltwch â Kirsten Davidson, Therapydd Galwedigaethol Arweiniol Proffesiynol Iechyd Meddwl, Bwrdd Iechyd Addysgu Powys neu Anna Voss, Arweinydd y Tîm Trin Dementia yn y Cartref. / 07970248741

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