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Occupational Therapist, St Peter’s Hospital (Fixed-term 6 months)

  • Location: Newport
  • Salary: £28,407
  • Closes: 16/02/2024
  • Hours: 37.5
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Are you looking for a rewarding career? If you are a caring, energetic, enthusiastic individual, Iris Care Group has an exciting new opportunity for (a) Occupational Therapist (Fixed-term 6 months) to join one of our well-established teams at St Peter’s Hospital, Newport.

Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.

With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled. Work for us and you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference.


What will you receive?

  • Annual salary of £28,407
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days excluding bank holidays
  • Industry-leading training
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
  • High street retail discount scheme
  • ‘Recognise Me’, our new staff benefits, wellbeing and recognition platform
  • Free on-site parking and uniform
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • No zero-hour contracts
  • Overtime opportunities
  • Death in service


Role Responsibilities 

We are looking for a band 5 occupational therapist who is interested in gaining experience at st peters hospital. This service provides care and psychological support to complex older adults with dementias and other neurological degenerative disorders. There is a wide MDT providing timed interventions within best practice models.

Manual handling and knowledge of equipment needs would be desirable.

Supervision and training are offered on a regular basis along with employees assistance scheme.


Role Requirements

  • HCPC registered


[VISA Sponsorship Not Available]


All staff who work in a service that is registered with Care Inspectorate for Wales (CIW) will be required to register with Social Care Wales from 1st October 2022.  You must also be prepared to work towards/undertake the necessary qualifications to meet the requirements to register.

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