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Ref no:
ANG04253
Published:
19/1/2023
Closes:
3/2/2023
Location:
County Buildings, Market Street, Forfar, DD8 3WB
Salary:
£36,799 - £41,713 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36.25 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

Job Description

Based at County Buildings, Market Street, Forfar.

Angus Health and Social Care Partnership has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join our Occupational Therapy team.

Based at County Buildings, Forfar you will cover the Forfar and Kirriemuir locality as well as travelling throughout Angus for work purposes, assessing the needs of disabled children, adults and older people with various physical and mental health disabilities.

Please note that we will accept applications from students in the final stage of their Occupational Therapy course. Any offer would be subject to confirmation of your qualification and your HCPC registration being in place.

You will have options for hybrid working and working in different offices as well as the option of working within our flexible working scheme.

You will use your Occupational Therapy knowledge and skills base to provide advice and support to the person, family members, carers and other professionals. You will also be responsible for recommending a range of solutions including equipment and adaptations and will be required to support provision where required with written assessment and plans.

We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills who have the ability to work alone as well as part of a team.

Opportunities for continuous personal development (CPD) are encouraged with regular supervision and support provided. There will also be opportunities to undertake development work in relation to manual handling.

For informal, enquiries, please contact Allison Taylor, Team Manager - Occupational Therapy at TaylorAJ@angus.gov.uk or telephone (01241) 465676

Requirements

You must have the ability to become a member of the PVG Scheme.

Please refer to job outline, person specification and information sheet for further details and requirements for this job.

In addition, please refer to the "applicant guidance" document when completing your application form and to the "welcome to Angus" document for more information about working for Angus Council.

The Individual

We offer a guaranteed job interview to the following people who meet the essential criteria on application for a job:

Those with disabilities, recognised caring responsibilities and care experienced young people. This also applies to our own employees with caring responsibilities, young people on apprenticeships and placements who meet the essential criteria for the job.