Specialist Occupational Therapist
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hace 2 días

NHS board : NHS Highland

Department : Occupational Therapy

Job type : Allied Health Professions

Hours of work : 18.75

About us

Our team provides an Occupational Therapy service to Oban, Lorn and neighbouring islands on the north-west coast of Scotland.

We are an Integrated Occupational Therapy Team based in the hospital in Oban and work primarily with the adult population in both in-patient and community settings.

We also provide a community visiting service to the inner Hebridean islands including Colonsay, Coll and Tiree and have a small Occupational Therapy team based on the island of Mull.

Peer support is provided by our very experienced Occupational Therapy team with a broad range of specialisms and areas of special interest and CPD is fully supported.

About the role

This post offers the opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and confident Band 6 to join our Integrated Occupational Therapy Team which operates from our base in Lorn & Islands Hospital.

This post provides a Community OT service to Oban and the surrounding localities and includes travel to some of our Inner Hebridean islands.

You will have a sound working knowledge of a wide range of medical and surgical conditions, experience of prescribing specialist equipment and undertaking major adaptations or a willingness to undertake further training in these areas.

A sound knowledge and experience of moving and handling assessments and equipment is also beneficial. The role aims to support people in their own homes, includes a strong reablement focus and provides occasional in-reach to our three wards as required.

About you

Essential - 3 years post qualifying experience.

Highly motivated and confident. Great interpersonal skills, good communication skills. Diploma / Degree in Occupational Therapy, HCPC registered, Full UK driving licence.

Informal enquiries to :

Julie Henderson -Team Lead Occupational Therapist

tel : 01631 788971

email : julie.henderson6 nhs.scot

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