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Occupational Therapist - EAY09907

Vacancy information
Reference EAY09907
Closing date 22/05/2024
Service East Ayrshire Council
Based at Across East Ayrshire
Salary £41,049.00 to £44,717.00
Hours hours per week
Contract type Permanent
Work from home Hybrid

Job Description

The post holder will work in an agreed area of Occupational Therapy Services, ensuring provision of quality service to service users.  The post holder will work in partnership with health and social care colleagues in order to deliver clinically effective services which encompass assessment, treatment and support of people within the community, in order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives in relation to those identified within the East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships Strategic Plan and the Council’s Community Plan. 


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

This is a permanent, full time post based within Locality Services.

Hours of work - Mon-Thur 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-4pm

Annual Salary - £41049 - £44,717 inclusive of a 5% Market Forces payment.

The workstyle 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 this post will be Rothesay House, Cumnock.

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