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Job reference: 135722
Salary: Band 8A (£53,513 - £57,767)
Job closing date: 10/02/2023
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 22.5
Job posted date: 27/01/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Learning Disability Service

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We are delighted to advertise this exciting post to further develop and coordinate the AHP service within the learning disability teams in NHS Forth Valley. 

Currently the service includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and speech and language therapists working within assessment and rehab services across inpatient and community settings.

The post holder will be part of our AHP leadership team where we have an emphasis on values and innovation, supporting all staff to be the very best that they can be.

Applications are invited from HCPC registered AHPs who feel at home in a complex collaborative environment and are passionate about developing high quality AHP mental health services for those with a learning disability.

NHS Forth Valley is embracing contemporary working. As and when required the post holder will be expected to participate in twilight or weekend working.

​​​​​​​Applicants should have the ability to be mobile across various settings in NHS Forth Valley.

Informal enquiries to Katrina Barclay, Interim AHP Manager, email:

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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