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Specialist Occupational Therapist | Swansea Bay University Health Board posted by Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

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Specialist Occupational Therapist | Swansea Bay University Health Board

CAPTION: Job details

Posting date: 31 October 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 November 2019
Location: Bridgend, CF31 4LN
Company: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2053913/130-AHP140-1019

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An opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join the Occupational Therapy team at Caswell Clinic, Bridgend. The Post Holder will form part of the South Wales Forensic Mental Health Occupational Therapy Service based at The Caswell Clinic.

The successful applicant would work flexibly to the needs of the service, across the wards at Caswell Clinic supporting the Occupational Therapy department in carrying out the valued role of the OT ensuring that in-patients are offered timely assessment and intervention.

We are looking for an excellent communicator who will form part of a multi-disciplinary team and is able to assist in the provision of patient centred programme of therapeutic interventions for individuals and groups that experience mental health problems and related risk difficulties, both within the clinic and the community.

The post includes the delivery of Occupational Therapy interventions aimed at reducing offending behaviour by developing patient occupational performance, independence and personal autonomy.

The successful candidate will be required to:

Manage a defined caseload using evidence based and client centred principles to assess, plan, implement and evaluate Occupational Therapy interventions in both hospital and community settings.

Apply concepts of the management of mentally disordered offenders to all patient related activities, including clinical risk assessment and management.

Ensure that public protection and the integrity of the unit is maintained by adhering to related policies and procedures

Participate in CPD and develop skills and knowledge through participation in on-going developmental activities.

Provide supervision and mentorship to junior staff and students

Please read the Job Description for a comprehensive guide to what the job entails, and the personal specification to see what requirements / skills are required to fulfil the post.

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

This advert closes on Thursday 14 Nov 2019

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