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Job reference: 171727
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 12/12/2023
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: Stirling Health and Care Village
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 30
Job posted date: 28/11/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Specialist Inpatient Rehab

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We are looking for a dynamic Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join our inpatient Specialist Rehabilitation Service.  You will be working as part of a strong multi-disciplinary rehab team which includes dietetics, nursing, therapy assistant practitioners, physiotherapy, neuropsychology, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy.  The team provides specialist assessment and early, intensive rehabilitation for people who have traumatic or acquired brain injury and progressive/complex neurological conditions  The unit is based within the Bellfield Centre in Stirling and staff also in-reach when appropriate to see patients in FVRH.

You will be working closely with a range of professionals and support workers and therefore it is essential that you can work positively as part of a team.  You should be able to prioritise fluctuating workloads and be flexible in a busy environment.  

You should be educated to degree or diploma level in Occupational Therapy with an interest in rehabilitation, and you should hold HCPC registration. 

There will be a requirement to move between bases in Bellfield and FVRH depending on demand. Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

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 welcome people getting in touch to discuss their potential application, and to better understand the role and the service.  Please contact Anne-Marie Irving; AHP Coordinator or Linda Stevenson; OT Clinical Lead and AHP Team Lead

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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