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Occupational Therapy Technician

Band 3

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Fixed term: 4 months (4 months Dec-March)
Hours
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hour per week)
Job ref
001-ACS156-1020-A
Site
UHW
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/11/2020 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


 

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 4 MONTHS DUE TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE 

Post/Ref:                    Band 3 Occupational Therapy Technician

Location:                 UHW/ UHL

Department/Ward        Occupational Therapy 

Directorate:                Therapies

Service Group:            Clinical Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Hours of Work:           Full time 37.5 hrs 2.0wte

Cardiff and Vale UHB is unique in being a teaching UHB, providing tertiary, specialist, general acute, mental health and community services and has a renowned reputation for teaching, research and development.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a well established Occupational Therapy team working within an acute setting for the winter pressures period. You will support the Occupational Therapist in providing assessment and intervention to facilitate recovery and safe discharge from hospital.

We are searching for someone who shares our values that:

  • We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
  • We trust one another
  • We respect each other
  • We take personal responsibility
  • We treat people with kindness
  • We act with integrity

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

You will receive support from highly experienced clinicians. CPD opportunities are available in all specialties.

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

Closing date: 25th November 2020.

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Applicant requirements

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

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Chris Cheetham

Occupational Therapy Clinical lead

02920715820/ 01446704131

chris.cheetham@wales.nhs.uk