Hourly Rate: £19.50 – £21.31
Salary: £35,588.92 – £38,892.17 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent
Looking for suitably qualified State Registered Occupational Therapist to work in a Social Work based post with Children with disabilities. Your key role will be to assess the children at their home for suitable equipment and adaptations to make the child live as independently as possible. The role will supervised by an experienced Occupational Therapist and will be based in Galashiels. The post is a 12 month temporary contract and although full time could be considered for a part time employee if no suitable full time candidates are available.
Where this is a requirement for the successful candidate to work from home as part of the role you will be provided with the necessary IT equipment by the Council, however, you will be responsible for the provision of any required furniture.
Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy.
Registered with the HCPC Council.
A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.*
* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.
Excellent IT skills.
Able to work alone.
Good communication skills.
Informal enquiries can be made to Ian Reilly by emailing [email protected] or by tel 07799583283
Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.
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