Occupational Therapist (with Care Management)

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Job Details Grade: 9A Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Hours: 35 hours Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain...

Job Details

Grade: 9A

Salary: £40,485.94 - £43,734.43 per annum

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

An opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist to join a small, supportive, Adult Social Work and practice team based in the Berwickshire Office in Duns.

The Team is made up of Social Workers, Nurse care managers, Occupational Therapists and Para-professionals. The team provide a Social Work and Occupational Therapy service for the local communities of Duns, Eyemouth and the surrounding areas.

The successful post holder will carry a case load, as well as responding to duty calls.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
• Undertake People Handling Risk Assessment
• Educate, advise and support clients and carers
• Arrange the provision of equipment and adaptations
• Undertake administrative tasks in line with the above using the council system.
• Team work - including attendance at Team Meeting and stakeholder meetings with Health colleagues

The post holder will have access to regular supervision from their line manager, professional supervision from the Professional Lead OT and peer support from the friendly and knowledgeable team members.

Essential

Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy

Registered with HCPC


A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post. * If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Claire Cameron by telephone on 01361886103 or by email at claire.cameron@scotborders.gov.uk.



Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.