Powys is cited as being a wonderful place to live and work. It is a rural health setting where you can personally and professionally grow and patients are truly at the heart of care provision. If you are an ambitious professional in search of job satisfaction that others can only dream about, prepare for a very pleasant surprise as Powys is the place to be. We are looking for staff who have energy, enthusiasm, commitment and drive and who are patient-centred. Whatever your career aspirations, we are committed to supporting and developing you.
Powys Teaching Health Board is responsible for meeting the health and wellbeing needs of the population of Powys. As a rural health board we have around 133,000 people living across an area that is a quarter of the land mass of Wales. Powys is the largest county in Wales with Snowdonia to the North and the Brecon Beacons to the South, the spectacular scenery is something to behold. Working in partnership, we commission and provide award-winning hospital, community, mental health and learning disability services, so our portfolio is varied and diverse. We are proud to offer patients an unrivalled level of care, not to mention a wide range of careers for professionals who want to make a real difference. If working for Powys Teaching Health Board is something that is of interest, we may have an opportunity just for you!
Did you know – Powys Teaching Health Board accepts applications to retire and return from within the NHS in Wales. If you would like to know more, please contact the Powys Teaching Health Board Resourcing team on 01874 712580 or e-mail Powysresourcing@wales.nhs.uk
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An opportunity has arisen in the Integrated Autism Service within Powys Teaching Health Board.
This is an exciting, busy and challenging time and we are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Specialist Occupational Therapist to work within the team.
The post holder will work with the integrated multi-disciplinary team, and to deliver assessments, interventions, research and also facilitate some of the services group programmes.
The post holder will need to be confident using technology and will be expected to engage with people over the telephone and via video conferencing as well as face to face sessions.
Experience of working with adults who have autism is highly desirable, as is experience of facilitating groups and teaching. A willingness to work with the rest of the team to develop innovative approaches to help this group is essential.
The post requires attention to detail, enthusiasm, flexibility and resilience to work with a developing forward-thinking service. The ability to communicate effectively, and build rapport and effective relationships at all levels is essential. The post holder will ideally have worked in the NHS previously and/or Partnership arena.
There will be a written task on the day and if any candidate requires support or access to I.T. can you please highlight this in your application.
The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.
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
For further details / informal visits contact:
Gwasanaeth Autistiaeth Integredig Powys
Mewnol 2609 Allanol 01874 712609