Job reference: 178564
Salary: Band 4 (£27,598 - £30,019)
Job closing date: 26/02/2024
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 12/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: AHP Mental Health Care Group

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We are excited to be recruiting an occupational therapy assistant to our Older Adult Mental Health Service in NHS Forth Valley.

We would welcome applications from those who have a clinical interest in mental health and dementia, are 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. 

The successful candidate will have a key role in supporting our qualified OT staff across inpatient and community settings and be mobile across the geographic area of Forth Valley.

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 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 love it when people contact us to discuss advertised posts.

It allows you to find out more about us, the role and allows us to support you with your application process which we enjoy doing.  Please do get in touch!

Contact: Alison Keir, Occupational Therapy 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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