Apprentice Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Betsi Cadwaladr Univer
Llandudno General Hospital, Llandudno
Competitive salary
16 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
Role Type
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If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the "Disability Confident Employer" scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individual to work within Llandudno Community Hospital, as a Band 2 Apprentice Occupational Therapy Assistant Practitioner. This post is ideal for a school or college leaver who is interested in a career in occupational therapy and within the local health board.

This post is 30 hours per week, 2 years fixed term. You will be working towards an apprenticeship framework, which includes Level 3 Diploma in Occupational Therapy Support. The salary is based on Annexe 21(see attached within the additional documents) and is calculated on a percentage of the band 2 pay, taking into account learning on the job.

You will be working alongside Occupational Therapists as part of the multi-disciplinary team to facilitate safe and timely hospital discharges. The focus of this role is to support the rehabilitation and recovery of people presenting with a wide range of health conditions, which have had an impact on the person's activities of daily living. It will involve working on busy community wards and occasionally visits in patients own homes.

You will be completing personal care practice; mobility and transfer practice; and demonstrating and fitting assistive equipment. The post holder must be able to communicate effectively on the phone as well as in person. There will also be various administration tasks involved on a day-to-day basis. Computer proficiency is needed as documentation is electronic and equipment is ordering is via an electronic system.

This successful applicant will be an integral part the Occupational Therapy team and have an essential role in supporting the delivery of the Occupational Therapy service.

Following your apprenticeship there will be opportunities to apply for Bank Band 3 positons within the Occupational Therapy service and permanent Band 3 posts as they arise.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post.

Closing date: 25/7/21

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jamy Ashton Head of Occupational Therapy - Central 03000 855967

Rachel Davies Band 6 Vascular Occupational Therapist (01745) 448788, ext. 6171

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