We operate a bilingual policy. 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.

Occupational Therapist

Closing date: 03/04/2023

Reference: REQ103652

37 hours / Permanent

34,723 - 36,298 *

Within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

This position qualifies for a market supplement payment of £200 per month. Please note this additional payment will be reviewed on 31 March 2024.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our community occupational therapy service in Ceredigion.

This is a fantastic time to join a dynamic innovative and rapidly transforming integrated occupational therapy service set in beautiful West Wales.

We are seeking an Occupational Therapist who has postgraduate experience working with adults in a community health/ social care/ housing setting.

You will be expected to work as part of a team to deliver high quality, evidence-based, person-centred occupational therapy; assessing the needs of adults and older people and supporting the provision of specialist equipment and housing adaptations to maximise independence, safety, and quality of life.

You will have support from an integrated occupational therapy team which values supervision and continuous professional development.

The post-holder will be expected to travel within Ceredigion. The ability to speak Welsh or learn to the required level within 2 years of appointment is essential for this post; English and/ or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date. 

Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk is a key priority for us. We aim to support children, young people and adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be and acknowledge they have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Porth Gofal – Targeted Intervention Services

We are at the core of Ceredigion’s through-age social care provision and we focus on ensuring that each individual receives the intervention that is best placed to meet their needs or, where necessary, guide them to early help or specialist services. Our functions include:

  • Porth Gofal Intake and Triage Team
  • Targeted Intervention Services
  • Fostering Services
  • Residential and Day Care Services
  • Housing Services
  • Integrated Community Equipment Stores
  • Emergency Duty Team

More information regarding our teams can be found here.