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Occupational Therapist - Stanmore House School

Job details
Job Type:Nurses & Therapists
Job Location:Lanarkshire
Service:Stanmore House School
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:37.5 Term Time
Salary Details:£30,057 pro-rata
Salary Band:Competitive Salary
Closing Date:21 November 2019
Job Reference:CS191104

About our service

Stanmore House School is located just outside the town of Lanark. The current role is 16 pupils over four classes. All pupils have complex and additional support needs and in some instances, complex medical and health needs.

The Allied Health Team consisting of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Nursing and a Dietician provide support to the children and young people, their families and staff. Joint working with Allied Health Team includes training, planning and contribution to Individualised Educational Programmes.

We work closely with other agencies and staff have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities. This ensures that all staff are very aware of the needs of the whole child and their families.

Key Requirements

You will have a degree/diploma in Occupational Therapy and will be registered with the Health Care & Professions Council (HCPC).

You will have proven post-qualification experience and/or training of working with children, young people and/or adults with complex health needs.

You will have a holistic approach and proven skills in:

  • Being responsible for a designated specialist therapy caseload incorporating assessment, diagnosis and treatment to establish and meet the well-being needs of children and young people.
  • Working and communicating effectively, within a multi-professional setting to ensure co-ordinated care for children and young people.
  • Providing advice, supervision and clinical support to therapists, education staff, students and support workers.
  • Participating in regular supervision and continual professional development opportunities and maintain a high standard of clinical practice.
  • Proactively being involved in service development, audit and research opportunities to drive best practice in line with the Children and Young Person Act (2014).

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • Extensive Training provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Death in service benefits
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Access to credit union
  • Term time working considered

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the person below quoting reference number CS191104

Contact Name:                     Anne Braekkan

Contact Email:                     Anne.Braekkan@capability-scotland.org.uk

Contact Number:                  01555 665 041

General Information

Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications and are committed to equality and valuing diversity within our workforce.

Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.

A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

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