Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist (Full Time & Part Time) - Bon Accord Care

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Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for. If you are new to the caring profession you should check to see if it is the career for you by going to and trying their interactive video challenge.

Location: Various within Aberdeen

Duration: Permanent, Full Time

Job Purpose:

To lead, manage and supervise the operational delivery of a high standard of person centred care and support bythe Community Occupational Therapy team. Ensuring the provision of a comprehensive, intensive service and promoting good outcomes for individuals, their families and carers.

Senior Practitioner

OT Salary £41,867 - £47,408

Aberdeen is Scotland’s third biggest city but even with our size and urban life, we’re surrounded by some of the most stunning scenery in the country. Bon Accord Care are recruiting for a Senior Practitioner Occupational Therapist who will support the Lead OT in the delivery and development of a quality occupational therapy service. The major focus of this role will be as a specialist practitioner with their own complex caseload and providing clinical support and guidance to team colleagues.

As a senior practitioner occupational therapist, you will undertake comprehensive, specialist OT assessment and interventions to arrange the provision of equipment, adaptations, and strategies for self -management. You will have excellent assessment, intervention, communication, and organisational skills to be able to support and advise others with complex case management. You will have a strong commitment to continuous professional development and service improvement. Experience of supervising others and leading on projects or improvements is preferable however consideration will also be given to candidates who require additional support and development into this role.

There is supportive management from a senior occupational therapy team and the wider management and leadership team. We work collaboratively with our health and social care teams, housing, and other partners with a strong focus on integrated working and ensuring positive outcomes for service users. We have good learning and development opportunities and promote career progression in management and leadership through our accredited SVQ centre.

You will be provided with IT equipment to promote flexible working and we offer:

• Full and part time hours

• 27 Days holiday per year and 7 public holidays

• Access to the local government pension scheme

• Learning, development, and career opportunities

• Relocation allowance subject to eligibility criteria

We welcome applications from occupational therapists working in other areas who are looking for an opportunity to progress in their career and have suitable skills to bring to this post.

For further information and discussion please contact Pam Dormer OT Lead or 07824599340



The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Professional Qualification in Occupational Therapy

Registration with HCPC

PVG (adults & children)

Full UK Driving Licence



The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Ability to communicate effectively with service users, staff, carers and internal/

external professionals to achieve improved outcomes for service users

A flexible and creative approach in order to manage human, physical and

financial resources effectively

An ability to lead and motivate a team, providing supervision, guidance and

support to team members

Commitment to providing high quality customer service

Competence with a range of ICT packages including MS Office

Ability to chair meetings and case conferences effectively

Planning and decision making skills


The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details.


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