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Occupational Therapist - EAY08917

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Vacancy information
Reference EAY08917
Closing date 18/10/2023
Service East Ayrshire Council
Based at The Johnnie Walker Bond 15 Strand Street Kilmarnock
Salary £36,873.00 to £40,167.00
Hours hours per week
Contract type Permanent
Work from home Hybrid

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic Occupational Therapist to join East Ayrshire’s new Reablement team.  Working alongside an empowered team of OTs, Support Assistants and Care at Home staff, you will help to develop this new team with the aims of maximising people’s independence and supporting people to lead the lives they want, as well as helping to achieve sustainable future provision of care services.

Collaborative, inclusive and caring behaviours are needed for what will be a high achieving, rewarding and positive environment to develop and thrive in. 

Expressions of interest welcomed, including from those considering temporary or secondment opportunities.

For informal queries, please contact Laura Brown Team Manager in first instance



The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises.  Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


Employment References

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Additional Information

There are 2 full time, permanent posts available within the Locality Health & Care.

Work Pattern: Monday-Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm, Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm

Annual Salary - £36,873 - £40,167 plus 5% market forces payment.

The work style for this post is ‘Mobile’ - 20-49% of time is office based. Able to work at home, or another location, or travel directly from home to other locations and client visits out in the field.

The admin base for these posts is The Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock & Rothesay House Cumnock.

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