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Job reference: 165180
Salary: Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)
Job closing date: 09/10/2023
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: NHS Forth Valley Prisons
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Job posted date: 25/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: AHP Mental Health

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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the expanding Prison Healthcare Team in NHS Forth Valley with the opportunity to work across three Prisons including the new purpose built National Women’s Facility at HMP Stirling. Mental Health Occupational Team in the Prison Healthcare Service in NHS Forth Valley.

We would welcome applications from Occupational Therapists who have an interest in developing their skills and working within a rewarding and challenging environment .This is an excellent opportunity to develop OT skills within a supportive OT and MDT Team within the Prison Mental Health Team and wider Prison Healthcare service, with opportunities for both professional and personal development.

The successful candidate will be committed to improving and developing the Mental Health OT service.

Applicants must have a strong collaborative approach to care and welcome the opportunity to work in a multi agency setting.

The successful candidate(s) will be HCPC registered with strong leadership skills and will mobile across all sites in NHS Forth Valley. Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

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

The attached person specification details which wider skills, experience and qualification, values and behaviours are essential within this particular role.

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

We encourage people to contact us to discuss the post further.

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. 

Please do get in touch!

Lisa Edwards – MHOT Team Lead – Forth Valley Prisons

Katrina Barclay – Interim AHP MH/LD Manager

Contact our AHP Mental Health Admin Team and they will contact Lisa or Katrina to respond to your enquiry:

01259 2905051

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