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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2020.

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 001-AHP110-0920

Employer:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Department:
Occupational Therapy
Location:
Hamadryad Centre, , Butetown, Cardiff
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a full time Band 6 Occupational Therapist within the local primary mental health services, within the Cardiff and Vale locality.

Are you enthusiastic and motivated, with experience of mental health, looking to broaden your knowledge and skills within this clinical field? Would you like the opportunity to develop your group skills and to engage in service development?

You will need excellent leadership, communication and organisational skills together with an interest, and sound clinical knowledge, of mental health and vocational needs. The model of human occupation is used widely throughout the Mental Health Service together with specialist standardised assessments.

The successful applicant will work within an established team and provide specialist Occupational therapy assessment and interventions to service users within various conditions under part 1 of the mental health measure.

You will be supported by, and liaise closely with, the wider Occupational therapy team and contribute to the development of the Service.

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

Closing Date: 01/10/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Jessica Powell

Job title: Clinical lead Occupational Therapist

Email address: Jessica.powell2@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 029 21824832




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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.


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