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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 .

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.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ONLY ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM STAFF CURRENTLY EMPLOYED BY BETSI CADWALADR UNIVERSITY HEALTH BOARD

North Wales CAMHS is undergoing a programme of re-design and development. As part of this exciting new development, we are introducing a range of new roles to complement our current service provision and extend the range of interventions available for children and young people.

We are looking for four a highly competent autonomous Occupational Therapist, capable of providing highly specialised Occupational Therapy assessments and interventions for children and young people receiving community based and inpatient care from our child and adolescent mental health services.

Post 1 will be based in the North Wales Adolescent Service and will provide occupational therapy input to the inpatient and intensive home treatment KITE team. The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day design and delivery of Occupational Therapy service within the unit.

A further three posts are available within our area based community mental health teams and will provide input specifically to the area based eating disorder pathway, in addition to supporting the provision of occupational therapy input to the wider range of presentations seen within a community CAMHS service.. Of these, one post will be based in the East Area (Wareham and Flint shire), one post in the central area (Conway & Denbighshire), and one post in the West area (Gwynedd, Mon, Dwyfor Meirionydd).

Post holders will have relevant experience within this clinical area, and be able to support the delivery and development of an effective and evidence based Occupational Therapy service in CAMHS, as well as contribute to the wider Occupational Therapy service. They will be expected to provide training and clinical advice to colleagues and peers as specialists in their field of practice. 

This post will be supported by the Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist. There are clinical networks which the successful post holder will contribute to and that provide opportunities for peer support.

North Wales is a beautiful part of the country. For those looking to move into our area, BCUHB can offer a generous re-location package to support the successful candidate.

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

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.

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

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