Main duties of the job

Main Duties of the Job

The post holder will work within the Integrated Autism Service, supporting the delivery of diagnostic assessments and post diagnostic support for individuals with Autism and their families/carers.

The post holder needs to be confident and competent to work autonomously as a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist working as part of an integrated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

Working for our organisation

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.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac. 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria

  • Degree or equivalent in Occupational Therapy
  • HCPC registration
  • Management/Leadership skills and knowledge
  • Evidence of experience of the specialist area of practice including provision of specialist assessment and intervention
  • Desirable criteria

  • Evidence of specialist interest in area of work, e.g. member of specialist section
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Significant postgraduate experience with demonstrable experience in related clinical field which equips the post holder to be competent to carry a specialist caseload in this area
  • Experience of contributing to service development and implementing service changes
  • Supervisory experience
  • Desirable criteria

  • Experience in the development and use of outcome measures
  • Aptitude

    Essential criteria

  • Experience of presenting to groups of staff/meetings
  • Commitment to contribute to service development tasks, e.g. audit or service evaluation
  • Desirable criteria

  • Ability to speak Welsh
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    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

    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

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