Occupational Therapist (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) - WDN05247 - Care Appointments


Occupational Therapist (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) - WDN05247 - Care Appointments


WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COUNCIL, Whitecrook, West Dunbartonshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 31 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 32c82766ac0a47edaf9adde91a6f54d2

Full Job Description

A vacancy has arisen within West Dunbartonshire HSCP, for a Paediatric Occupational Therapist to work as part of a Children with Disability Team.

The team comprises of children and family Social Workers, Autism Support at Home Worker, Self-directed Support Co-ordinator and a Care at Home Organiser. You will be supported by the Senior Social Workers who manage the team and will also receive clinical supervision from our OT colleagues within the partnership.

The post holder will deliver a high quality specialist service, providing expert clinical intervention, education and support to children and young people and their carers. Providing specialist assessment, case management, treatment and plan discharge for individuals, with complex rehabilitation needs, they will also support any adaptation that has been assessed for as a need.

The postholder will assist the HSCP to develop services which are responsive to local health needs by developing strong working relationships with all stakeholders across health and social care, community, hospital and residential settings.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children with complex needs and be expected to have the necessary skills, experience and knowledge of working practices within the Occupational Therapy clinical field. In addition the candidate should demonstrate evidence and knowledge of working within a Health or Social Care environment.

BAOT membership required.

For an informal discussion contact, Elaine Kelly on .

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Adults and Children under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

  • Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer's contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits

  • A minimum of 25 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 35 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year

  • Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support