MW181318 - Rotational Occupational Therapist

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This posts offer an exciting opportunity for flexible, enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join our Moray Occupational Therapy team. You will have the opportunity to rotate between Dr Grays Hospital in-patient team, Community Occupational Therapy Team...

This posts offer an exciting opportunity for flexible, enthusiastic Occupational Therapists to join our Moray Occupational Therapy team. You will have the opportunity to rotate between Dr Grays Hospital in-patient team, Community Occupational Therapy Team and our paediatric team.


Dr Grays is a busy district general hospital which includes the Acute Medical Assessment Unit (AMAU), Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) unit, general medical, the Emergency Department, orthopaedic and surgical wards. You will provide prompt triage, assessment and treatment of patients to maximise independence and facilitate timely discharge as part of a multidisciplinary team.


Moray Occupational Therapy Community Team provides an inpatient and community rehabilitation service to 3 community hospitals and their localities as well as within the Glassgreen Therapy Team in Elgin. This team focuses on patient-led goals to support discharge with a rehabilitation focus to maximise safety and independence in activities of daily living at home.


Paediatric Occupational Therapy provides a community service across Moray to children and young people. You will be based in the Cherrytree Therapy Centre on the Dr Grays Hospital site, where children and their families are assessed or in their own homes or an educational setting. You will provide assessment and treatment of children in partnership with their parent/carers maximise independence in activities of daily and facilitate access to education and support educational transitions.


If you are a newly qualified Occupational Therapist, we provide you with mentoring and support to complete your Flying Start Programme and Preceptorship.


The Moray Occupational Therapy Team is a well-established team with robust supervision, mentoring, quality review and audit frameworks and we strive to provide an excellent service to our patients. We also have close working relationships with our AHP and multidisciplinary colleagues in Moray and across NHS Grampian and national links. We offer numerous opportunities for personal and professional development within NHS Grampian and TURAS and also easy access to local support and in-service training.

 

Moray is an extraordinarily beautiful place to live and work.

https://www.visitscotland.com/info/towns-villages/moray-firth-p236771

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHFNBb3EVIQ


Further information is available from Dawn Duncan, Lead Occupational Therapist Moray dawn.duncan@nhs.scot or Katie Parry, Deputy Lead Occupational Therapist katie.parry@nhs.scot

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