Occupational Therapy Health Care Support Worker

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.

We are looking for a Band 4 Support Worker to join our engaging and friendly team of Occupational Therapists based within Pitlochry Community Hospital.


You will provide a supportive role to your Occupational Therapy colleagues who work in Pitlochry Community Hospital to deliver inpatient services and community-based rehabilitation.


You will work with patients on the wards, providing them with assessment and rehabilitation, alongside our multidisciplinary teams. You will assist in the day to day functions of the department and will undertake some administrative and housekeeping duties as required. You must have an understanding of the role of Occupational Therapy and have experience of working in a health or social care setting.


You will be required to achieve the mandatory Induction standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland and to comply with the Code of Conduct throughout your employment.


Perth and Kinross Occupational Therapy Service is committed to continued personal development through our clinical networks and a structured system of competencies/training and review is in place for support staff.


Applicants are encouraged to contact the department for further details at the point of application. Please contact Jane Beekie, North Occupational Therapy Team Lead on 01796474809 (Jane.beekie@nhs.scot)  for more information


NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.


Hours of work: 30


NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board.


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

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