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  • Ref no: EDN12890
  • Published: 15/5/2020
  • Closes: 29/5/2020
  • Location: South Office, 40 Captains Road, Edinburgh, EH17 8QF
  • Salary: £31,484.00 - £37,589.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Occupational Therapist 
South East Locality

Salary: £31,484 - £37,589
Hours: 36 per week

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to come and work within our team. The role of our Occupational Therapist is to assess individuals in their own home to help maintain independence in all aspects of their life.

This will include: -

- Assessing for and arranging adaptation to the environment and provision of compensatory equipment.

- Assessing for eligible support requirements, preparing person centred support plan’s and carrying out support plan review.

- Carrying out manual handling risk assessment and implementing handling plans.

- Joint working with other health professionals and partner providers including; Social Workers, Community Health Care Professionals, Care at Home Providers, Voluntary Providers and Colleagues in acute hospitals to ensure the right person provides the right care at the right time.

The post is full time permanent (36 hours) based in a busy, friendly, supportive environment  It will be based at the South Local Office at Captains Rd and covers the South East of Edinburgh.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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