Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership
Senior Occupational Therapist
East Neighbourhood centre
Salary: £38,340 – £45,385
Hours: 36 per week
Are you an enthusiastic individual ready to lead a team of community based occupational therapists? Can you adapt to the challenges of working in an integrated health and social care team and find creative solutions to supporting people to live in their own homes and be active participants in their communities? Then we’d love you to join our friendly, supportive team.
We are looking for a Senior Occupational Therapist to join the North East Locality Cluster team to lead and manage a team of occupational therapists and community care assistants. You will work closely with other Senior Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapy team lead and Senior Social Work colleagues to screen, prioritise and allocate work to occupational therapists working in your team. You will provide support and supervision to a team of occupational therapists undertaking assessments of need for people living in the North East Locality. You will have excellent organisational skills and be a clear and effective communicator. Previous experience of working in a community setting and an understanding of the legal frameworks and the Local authorities statutory responsibilities relevant to community occupational therapy are essential.
The North East Locality is a diverse are supporting people living in Leith, Portobello, Craigintinny, Lochend, Marionville, Willowbrae , Craigmillar and Niddrie . This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to develop our three conversations approach and move to hybrid working.
Please see the job description and person specification for more details.
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. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.
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