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Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist

Band 8a

Main area
Occupational Therapy
Band 8a
Part time - 18.75 hours per week
Job ref
University Hospital Llandough
Vale of Glamorgan
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum pro rata
Salary period
27/10/2021 23:59



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


We are seeking a Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist to join our senior leadership team in the Occupational Therapy service in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. The role is based within the Paediatric Occupational Therapy team and will support operational management and service development. You will take a clinical lead, reflective of your occupational therapy practice experience and aligning to key strategic and policy drivers. This will be within the community team and you will work closely with the Lead Professional Paediatric Occupational Therapist to support Early identification and assessment and implementation of the service offer associated with the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal Act

This role is pivotal to our work within paediatrics and we are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible to the service and highly motivated individual.

The post holder must have a portfolio of service improvements and expert clinical knowledge in the field. Experience of Occupational Therapy in other clinical settings would be an advantage along with established IT skills and the drive to play a key role in developing and implementing collaborative care pathways for children and young people.

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

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


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Anne Taplin

Lead Professional Occupational Therapist - Children and Young People