Senior Occupational Therapist
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- £46,244 to £53,789 per annum
- Full Time
- Contact: Sian Graham
- Reference: 168285
- Posted October, 24, 2023 12:00 AM
Senior Occupational Therapist (Ref: 168285) Intermediate Care Team Substantive, Full Time– 37.5 hours per week Band 7 – Salary Range £46,244 – £53,789 per annum plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum Relocation Assistance...
Senior Occupational Therapist (Ref: 168285)
Intermediate Care Team
Substantive, Full Time– 37.5 hours per week
Band 7 – Salary Range £46,244 – £53,789 per annum plus
Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum
Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 available
This is an exciting opportunity to provide an Occupational Therapy service in a unique location with unique challenges. The Intermediate Care Team provides rehabilitation and reablement to the population of the Shetland Islands aged 18 and over, with the majority of the caseload being older people with a variety of complex conditions.
The post holder will work primarily within the community setting in client’s homes and in Local Authority provided care homes.
HCPC registered, you will hold a degree or equivalent qualification in Occupational Therapy and a minimum of 3 years clinical experience with a highly developed understanding of Occupational Therapy. You will also have managerial responsibility. In addition you will need to be able to demonstrate experience of assessing and developing Occupational Therapy graded rehabilitation programmes for clients in a variety of settings.
Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work. Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland. To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org and/or https://www.shetland.org/life
For an informal discussion, please contact Sharon Henderson, Intermediate Care Team Leader on 01595 745315.
Closing date: 3rd December 2023
Interview date 9th January 2024
For more information and to apply:
Internal Applicants: if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the Jobtrain website link: https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/internal/vacancies.aspx?chkDivision=173
External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following Jobtrain website link:-
Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.
If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.
In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.