Child Health Occupational Therapist

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able...

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Are you a flexible Occupational Therapist who has a passion for enabling Children & Young People to achieve their goals? If so then we have the post for you!


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Child Health Occupational Therapy Service for recruitment of a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our team which provides a three tiered model of service delivery including universal, targeted and specialist interventions to children and young people from birth to 18 years across Tayside. This post will be within the Angus team based at Whitehills health and community care centre, Forfar. All teams across Tayside work closely together to meet the needs of the children and young people.


This post will offer the post holder the opportunity to work with children with a variety of difficulties and gain specialist skills in Child Health Occupational Therapy. You will be required to work in a variety of community settings including mainstream schools, specialist school settings, and out-patient clinics. The post holder will work closely with a wide range of professionals and agencies including education, other health professionals and social work.


We are looking for an individual who has good communication skills and is committed to multi disciplinary team working.  Applicants should have a Diploma/Degree in Occupational Therapy and HCPC registration. The Occupational Therapy Service offers supervision, appraisal, regular in-service training and is committed to Continued Professional Development.


Informal enquiries to: Lynne Rule AHP Service Manager Tel 01382 823023


Hours of work are:  37.5 : Full time


Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.  Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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