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Job reference: 179849
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 12/03/2024
Job Type: Allied Health Professions
Location: Stirling Health and Care Village
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 27/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: ReACH Clacks/Stirling

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Working as an Occupational Therapist within ReACH Clacks and Stirling you will be delivering specialist occupational therapy within the  Integrated Reablement Team and RAPID service in Clackmannanshire and Stirling HSCP where you will play a key role in avoiding hospital admission where appropriate, supporting people to return home as quickly as possible where admission has been required and delivering on issues that people tell us really matter to them to enable them to live well in their community.

Working within the ReACH Clacks and Stirling team will give us the opportunity to offer the post which best suits your career development. We are able to offer full time posts or if part time is right for you then we can also offer this within the service. Contemporary weekend working as part of a rota is being explored for this the team.

Working as part of the ReACH Clacks and Stirling team will offer you the chance to be at the heart of community rehabilitation services but also be involved in transforming how we support discharge from hospital alongside our social care colleagues. As this will be building a new service delivery model you will gain experience in Quality Improvement and be actively engaged in all aspects of Care Assurance.

We would be keen to speak to any candidates during the application process to share our vision and ambition for AHPs within this new and exciting service.

As a Band 6 Occupational Therapist you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, manage your own complex caseload, using evidence-based practice and person-centred principles to assess, plan and implement evaluations. You will have the responsibility to supervise  more junior staff, therapy assistant practitioners and students, you will also play a key role in educating partnership colleagues. This community role offers a well supported structure within an experienced and dedicated team of AHPs. 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

Registered Occupational Therapist with valid HCPC Registration
Educated to Degree Level
Comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the specialty/area of practice.
The post holder will possess excellent team-working skills and have the ability to motivate others and work using their own initiative
Excellent listening, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Effective time management skills
Working knowledge of basic information technology.

For further information please contact  Heather Fraser AHP Coordinator

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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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