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.

2 x Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist

Closing date: 05/12/2022

Reference: REQ104004

37 hours / Permanent

38,296 - 40,478 *

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 2023.

Are you looking for a professional development opportunity and a chance to join a dynamic innovative and rapidly transforming integrated occupational therapy service set in beautiful West Wales?

If the answer is yes, then we have an exciting opportunity for suitably experienced and skilled Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapists to join our community occupational therapy service in Ceredigion and provide occupational therapy leadership and expertise within a multidisciplinary and multiagency setting.

We are seeking proactive, motivated, compassionate, highly skilled individuals with expert knowledge and experience working in the field of community occupational therapy; working with individuals in a community health/ social care/ housing setting.

You will be expected to oversee the delivery of a quality occupational therapy service working within current legislation and statutory guidelines and as part of a team to deliver 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.

The role will focus on supporting person-centred pathways across health and social care sectors, management and supervision of Occupational Therapy staff, and quality assurance of the service. Importantly the service is supported by an integrated occupational therapy leadership structure which values supervision and actively promotes continuous professional development.

The post-holders 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 and protecting adults at risk and children are key priorities for us. We aim to support adults at risk, children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge their 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), formerly CRB before appointing to this post.

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.