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Job Summary

We are excited to be able to offer this unique opportunity to work clinically whilst also providing administrative support to the Service Lead OT.

Gwelfor is an 18 bed High Relational Support Rehabilitation Unit on the Cefn Coed Hospital site that provides mental health care to males.

As a Band 4 Occupational Therapy Technical Instructor you will have the chance to be part of delivering a quality service under the supervision and guidance of qualified therapists and alongside a supportive team. You will need to have an enthusiastic and hard-working approach, be passionate about quality patient care, have excellent communication/interpersonal skills with the additional skills and ability to provide administrative support to the Service Lead OT.

Successful applicants will have clinical supervision, support to gain an Agored Occupational Therapy Diploma to encourage self-development and role skill set, and also in-service training. This is a rewarding, varied and dynamic role.

The team provides service wide care to support service user occupational function in line with recovery principles and practice. Applications are welcome from creative and highly motivated people who would like to join a highly valued Occupational Therapy Team in this health board.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the provision of assessment, treatment, and intervention and expected to contribute to the safe and meaningful discharge plan, alongside a supportive multi-disciplinary team, using the MOHO model of practice.

Use technical and creative skills to assist in the provision of therapeutic occupations for individuals and groups of patients

Responsible for the prioritisation of tasks

Works on multiple sites including community, patients homes and third sector services

Provide administrative support to the Service Lead OT.

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

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services – we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values – Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show that our commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery, with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city – look no further.

Person Specification



  • Quality Credit Framework qualification at level 3 e.g. NVQ or OCN related to Health & Social Care
  • Documented evidence of participation in training activities



  • Understanding of the role of occupational therapy
  • Relevant experience working within health, social or teaching settings



  • Ability to work single-handedly with individuals and/or groups
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel across sites to work and to carry out clinical tasks
  • Planning and organisational skills Have the ability to reflect on own performance
  • Ability to undertake physical activity involved with therapeutic and care handling of patients using appropriate equipment e.g. hoists
  • Ability to work flexibly according to the needs of the service and prioritise workload appropriately
  • Ability to promote a professional image of the Organisation
  • Ability to undertake administration duties

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Closing Date: 04 June 2024

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