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Occupational Therapist - Acute Stroke Service

Band 6

Main area
Occupational Therapist - Acute Stroke Service
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
21 hours per week (Part time 21 hours per week)
Job ref
001-AHP163-1120
Site
University Hospital of Wales
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
30/11/2020 23:59

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


 

Occupational Therapy Stroke Service

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic occupational therapist to join the acute  Occupational Therapy stroke service based at UHW. This is a static position and we are looking for a highly motivated, suitably experienced, innovative occupational therapist with a passion for stroke care.

You will join an experienced and committed multi professional stroke team in delivery of an integrated approach to the acute stroke pathway. You will provide Occupational Therapy  evidence based  stroke care,  support service improvement both within Occupational Therapy and the wider stroke team, proactively engaging with colleagues across the Occupational Therapy stroke pathway to facilitate consistency of service delivery and innovation. 

You will need to have a flexible approach, be resourceful and enthusiastic in demonstrating the impact and added value that Occupational Therapy brings to the acute stroke pathway. Excellent time management, resilience and prioritisation skills are essential for delivery of an efficient and effective service.

Seven day working is embedded in acute stroke and you will support both organisation and delivery of this. The seven day service is provided by the Occupational Therapy stroke team.

In return, we are highly committed to personal and professional development and you will be supported in the role by the Occupational Therapy Team Leader.

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

Closing date: 30th November 2020.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Angela Chaulk
Job title
Occupational Therapy Clinical Lead
Email address
Angela.chaulk@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
02920313791