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Professional Lead OT Complex Care

Job Reference: 040-AHP017-0219

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Complex Care
Mamhilad, Pontypool
£42,414 to £49,969 per annum

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.

Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg

All 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.




We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly experienced occupational therapist to be seconded for twelve months to lead the complex care occupational therapy service. You will be working as part of a complex care divisional management team with responsibility for ensuring the delivery of high quality evidenced based occupational therapy service for adult and children with continuing healthcare needs. You will carry a small clinical caseload in an area of clinical specialty which can be negotiated depending on your clinical experience. Experience in the day to management of a team is essential with the management of an equipment budget desirable.


The post requires a suitably experienced occupational therapist who can demonstrate both leadership and managerial skills and is also able to apply their clinical skills in assessment and therapeutic interventions, working both with individuals and groups. Planning and organisational skills are important, as well as the ability to work effectively within OT and with multidisciplinary colleagues. Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues from other agencies will be an important part of the role.


We are looking to recruit a high calibre occupational therapist who can demonstrate effective leadership qualities and wants to work in an innovative service that is actively developing and changing in line with current health and social care policy. In return for your commitment, we can offer you the opportunity to develop your own clinical, leadership and managerial skills. You will have access to regular supervision and support from the Head of Occupational Therapy Services for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and will receive direction and support from the Senior Nurse, Care Home Governance.


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


Closing date: 21st February 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

Janet Kelly. Head of OT Services, ABUHB (01633) 431617

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