Skip to content
< Return to Vacancies

Occupational Therapist - EAY09861

Vacancy information
Reference EAY09861
Closing date 21/06/2024
Service East Ayrshire Council
Based at John Dickie Street
Salary £39,094.00 to £42,588.00
Hours hours per week
Contract type Permanent
Work from home Hybrid

Job Purpose

To assess and prioritise the needs of applicants requesting social rented housing on health and disability grounds and to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the Council’s key objectives; specifically in relation to the Community Plan, Shared Commitments, Single Outcome Agreement and Best Practice.


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.


This is a full time permanent position and admin base is John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock.

The hours of work are 35 per week but job share would be considered. The working pattern is as follows;

Monday - Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Friday 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

The salary for this post is £39,094- £42,588 & 5% market forces premium

The workstyle for this post is Flexible - 50-79% of time is office based. Able to work at different/ multiple work locations. Occasionally works at home, or another location 1-2 days per week, or directly home to external appointments.

Additional Information

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”. With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer. It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.
If you apply for this post, please add the following email address to your safe sender list to ensure that any MyJobScotland related e-mails go directly to your inbox -

Apply now: Occupational Therapist - EAY09861

Contact Information

Contacts placeholder - please drag your contact in here from the resources menu.