Specialist Occupational Therapist - Community

Full Time | Lorn, SCOTLAND | 4 months | Deadline: 28 Feb 2020
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Job Summary

Full Time
Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)

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Job Description

Location:  Lorn & Islands Hospital PA34 4HH Grade:  Band 6
Category:  Allied Health Professions Salary:  Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Contract:  Permanent Duration: Permanent
Region:  Highland Hours: 37.5
Job type: FullTime Date posted:  18 Feb 2020
Ref:  015455 Closing date:  28 Feb 2020
Oban Lorn & Isles Area - Lorn ,A&B Adult Services - West

This post offers the opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and confident Band 6 to join our Integrated Occupational Therapy Team.

About us

Our team provides an Occupational Therapy service to Oban, Lorn and neighbouring islands on the north-west coast of Scotland. We are an Integrated Occupational Therapy Team who are based in the hospital in Oban and work primarily with the adult population in both in-patient and community settings.

We also provide a community visiting service to the inner Hebridean islands including Colonsay, Coll and Tiree and have a small Occupational Therapy team based on the island of Mull.

Peer support is provided by our very experienced Occupational Therapy team with a broad range of specialisms and areas of special interest and CPD is fully supported.

About the role

This post offers the opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and confident Band 6 to join our Integrated Occupational Therapy Team. This post is community based however flexibility to provide in-reach services would be beneficial as service demands require.

The role aims to support people to remain in their own homes wherever possible, prevent admission to hospital and support hospital discharge and includes a strong reablement focus.

You will have a sound knowledge of complex equipment solutions, knowledge of housing adaptations and a high level of skill around moving and handling would also be beneficial.

About you

Adequate post qualifying experience – Community experience preferred.

Highly motivated and confident, Great interpersonal skills, Good communication skills, Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy, HCPC registered, Full UK driving licence

Informal enquiries: Julie Henderson, Team Lead Occupational Therapist, 01631 788971.

Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail - recruitment.ab@nhs.net

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote job reference in the subject line of your email .

Closing date for completed applications: 14th February 2020

How to apply:
For More Information Contact: Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW at nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net
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