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Job reference: 129738
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Job closing date: 20/12/2022
Job posted date: 06/12/2022
Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Department: Forth Valley Community Mental Health Services
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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We are excited to be recruiting to Band 5 OT role in our Mental Health Services in NHS Forth Valley.

We would welcome applications from OTs who are interested in mental health, committed to and get excited by improving services, enjoy supporting staff wellbeing and who love collaborating with others to deliver the very best care to those we serve.

​​​​​​​Our attached person specification details which wider skills, experience, qualifications, values and behaviours are essential within this particular role.  Sharing with us, in your application, about how you have demonstrated these in your work in the past and how this is relevant to this role will help us get to know you and your unique skills further. 

This post based in  community OT Mental Health teams with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in adult mental health .

​​​​​​​The successful candidate will be HCPC registered as an OT and will be mobile across the geographic area of Forth Valley. If you are awaiting HCPC registration please let us know what date you applied or are planning to apply.

We would also welcome your application if you would like to return to practice as an OT.

We love it when people contact us to discuss advertised posts. It allows you to find out more about us and the role and allows us to support you with the application process which we enjoy doing. 

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

Please do get in touch!

Louise Leiper, OT Team Lead on 01786 458550

Katrina Barclay, Interim AHP Mental Health/LD Manager on 07887832169

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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