Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership
South East Locality
Salary: £34,057 – £40,275
Hours: full time
What the job involves ….
Holistic occupational therapy assessment & rehabilitation.
Variety of person-centred, goal focussed occupational therapy interventions.
A varied caseload involving a multi-disciplinary approach working with Physiotherapy, Assistant Practitioners, Therapy Assistants, Care Providers, Hospital based teams and more.
A multi-disciplinary approach to service user needs.
A contribution to shared duty tasks, some of which may require crisis management and interventions.
Working individually and as a team within a fast-paced environment.
What we can offer you……
The chance to contribute to Homefirst policy.
The opportunity to rotate between hub therapy prevention of admission and discharge to assess pathways within the team, each offering their own invaluable services.
Your development of excellent manual handling practice, including risk assessments and care plans in accordance with good practice and NHS Lothian / Council policies.
Your development of excellent assessment / prescription of equipment in accordance with good practice and NHS Lothian / Council policies.
The opportunity to develop sound multi- professional networks and working practices with health and social care colleagues.
What we need from you……….
Candidates must have a Degree or diploma in Occupational Therapy recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council. Registration with Health and Care Professions Council is essential.
You should be able to work autonomously and have an excellent understanding of clinical reasoning and practice.
You should have an excellent knowledge of the standards expected by the Royal College of Occupational Therapy, NHS -Lothian and the City of Edinburgh Council as this is an integrated team.
You must be skilled at working under pressure with an ability to adapt as this is an ever-evolving service.
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.
Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.
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.
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