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The Pines Drummond School Inverness, IV2 4NZ
£30,229 - £37,664 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

Post Title: Occupational Therapy Band 5
Location: The Pines, Inverness
Hours: 37 hours per week
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Band 5 £30,229 - £37,664 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Dawn Allmond Occupational Therapy Team Lead, Tel: 07818 520161

Job Purpose: This general paediatric band 5 Occupational Therapist post will be based with the OT and wider AHP team in The Pines, Drummond Road, Inverness. 

 There will be lots of opportunities to work out and about in the surrounding areas and get to know the team and what we do over the North Highland area.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide an efficient and effective, community based, Occupational Therapy service to children and young people on their personal caseload, in the most appropriate location e.g., home, clinic, nursery, school either virtually or in person
  • Working closely colleagues from within the umbrella of Health and Social Care within Highland Council.
  • Take an active part in skill sharing both virtually and in person with children and young people, parents and carers, education staff, colleagues and other partners to the team around the child/young person.
  • Actively participate in supervision and support, where appropriate providing support to Occupational Therapy students.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: 01955 608279 (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder


Degree in Occupational Therapy or Degree Equivalent Diploma, dependent on when trained.

Registration with the Health Professions Council

 Competent driving skills and a clean driving licence

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  • Scottish Living Wage