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Pullar House 35 Kinnoull Street Perth, PH1 5GD
£42,683 - £45,536 per year
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36 hours per week
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Occupational Therapist, Perth PKC11295
£42,683 - £45,536
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
As we develop our intake service, we are excited to share that we are looking for more enthusiastic, inspiring, Occupational Therapists. This fulltime permanent role will be based within the Perth and Kinross Occupational Therapy Service. An important part of the role will involve information gathering and co-ordination of Occupational Therapy support to identify the most appropriate outcome for service users who have been referred to us. Your role will be to improve a person’s quality of life and you will undertake comprehensive assessments and arrange the provision of equipment, adaptations and community supports to assist individuals to achieve their optimum level of independence in the community. Urgent OT assessments at home will be required within this team and this must be holistic and personalised to avoid layering services and duplication of assessments and visits.
As team inclusion is at the centre of our ethos, we would encourage applications from people that feel as passionately as we do about treating everyone with kindness, dignity and respect. We are looking for someone with a flexible approach and a broad range of assessment skills who can respond to the changing needs of individuals. If you can demonstrate experience of multi-disciplinary working and a commitment to working closely with colleagues and promotion of community-based services, you will fit right in.
We offer:
•A team culture that provides opportunities to improve service provision through innovation and where collaborative and leadership qualities are at the heart of our practice
•The opportunity to work within supportive and stable teams of experienced professionals
•Comprehensive induction and ongoing learning and development
•Excellent terms and conditions
•You will have access to extensive and ongoing training and support for continued professional development.
For purposes of connection and collaboration with colleagues and with the community we serve, our full-time employees work on site for a minimum of 2 days per week with the arrangements for part time employees being agreed on a basis which will ensure that they benefit to an equivalent degree. Our FAQs on hybrid working can be found here:

.We are committed to being a more inclusive employer - to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments, please either contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances, discuss at interview or, if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made.

The Individual

You must have Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy and be registered with HCPC. Significant post qualification experience is highly desirable. You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.
For informal discussion about this role, please contact Carol Cowan, Occupational Therapy Senior Practitioner, 07341077657
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.
As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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