Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership
North East Edinburgh. Based in a lovely new building in Niddrie.
Salary: £34,057 – £40,275
Hours: 36 per week
We are seeking a dedicated and dynamic Occupational Therapist to join our supportive and friendly team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in the Discharge to Assess and Prevention of Admission teams, contributing to the facilitation of discharges, focusing on rehabilitation and ensuring intervention is provided at the right time and in the right place.
This is an exciting time to join the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership as we continue to develop our Home First approach.
• Conduct thorough assessments of patients in the community to support successful discharges from hospital and prevent unnecessary admissions.
• Implement rehabilitation strategies to promote independence and positive outcomes.
• Supervise junior staff members and students, fostering their growth and development. • Engage in extensive training opportunities to refine your clinical skills.
• Take advantage of a structured supervision framework, attending regular 1:1 meetings.
• Develop leadership skills and contribute to the team’s success by being a part of quality improvement projects.
Why Join Us:
We are a supportive and friendly team that celebrates achievements and strongly promotes staff well-being. We offer a hybrid working environment, extensive learning opportunities, and a chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our patients. If you’re looking for a role where you can thrive, develop leadership skills, and be part of a team committed to positive change, we encourage you to reach out to discuss this exciting opportunity.
Interested candidates should reach out for more information or to arrange a visit to the team by contacting Band 7 Senior Occupational Therapist Becky Currie on 07514951213 / rebecc[email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!
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.
We’re committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.
Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.
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