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Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre, 30 Harvesters Way, Edinburgh, EH14 3JF
£31,484 - £37,589 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description

Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Occupational Therapists
South Localities

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

There are 3 Occupational Therapist posts available:

  • 1 full time for South East
  • 1 full time for South West
  • 1 full time fixed term for 12 months in South West

You will undertake assessment and care management arrangements for clients promoting a multi-disciplinary approach to service user needs.  Promote and facilitate good manual handling practice, including risk assessment, updating care plans and identifying training needs. Assess for, prescribe and facilitate provision of equipment in accordance with good practice and Council policies, and review as required. Assess for, plan and facilitate provision of minor and major adaptation work, working with other agencies as required, in accordance with good practice and Council policies.  There will also be an element of crisis response taking on a role in a shared duty system.

Candidates must have a Degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council and be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

You should be able to work independently and have an excellent understanding of clinical practice and the standards expected by the Royal College of occupational therapy, Lothian Health and the City of Edinburgh Council as this is an integrated team.

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.

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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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