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Senior Occupational Therapist

Job Description

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

An opportunity has arisen for a senior Occupational Therapist to work as part of the Torfaen Older Adult Mental Health Service. The base is Ty Siriol, County Hospital, and the post in fixed term for one year from January 2017 to cover maternity leave. The post is for 15 hours per week, and the suggestion is that the postholder could work the hours over three days per week; therefore hours could be worked around school times.

The successful applicant will work as part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team across the Memory Assessment Service and the Community Mental Health Team, offering community-based Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions.

Previous experience of working with older adults with mental health difficulties is essential. Experience of working in a community setting is desirable.

Occupational therapy is a highly valued service within Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and we are strongly committed to service development, standard setting, clinical effectiveness and life-long learning which is supported by regular and robust supervision.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 31st October 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Debbie Powell, Team Leader  ( Phone number removed ) 
Venetia Kinnafick, Professional Lead Occupational Therapist -  ( Phone number removed ) 
or Dawn Morgan, Senior Nurse  ( Phone number removed ) 

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage

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.

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

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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