Band 6 Occupational Therapist
Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Job reference: 071460

Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Job closing date: 15/10/2021

Job posted date: 01/10/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Allied Health Professions

Hours of work: 22

Department: OT/FastTrack Team

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

We are delighted to advertise for 2 exciting and newly developed part-time permanent Band 6 Occupational Therapist posts working within the dynamic and fast paced Fastrack Team.

As part of the front door services, you will be responsible for the initial assessment, treatment and discharge planning of patients to prevent inappropriate admission by providing a specialist Therapy Fast Track assessment and discharge facilitation service (TFS) to patients presenting at the “Front Door”, who have medical / care needs but do not require to be admitted to hospital for acute medical intervention.

You will also be responsible for providing a specialist Occupational Therapy assessment and screening service to people with acute illness and multi-pathological and multi-social needs who are admitted for short term medical assessment, facilitating early supported discharge and reducing length of stay for those patients who have been identified as medically fit in order to maximise bed capacity

Your working pattern would consist of working 2 long days “on” (0800-2000) and 5 days “off” per week. You would be work one full weekend out of every five weekends. Staff would also be supported to join the NHS Forth Valley OT Staff Bank if they would like to work additional hours on a casual basis, covering staff absence in the Fastrack Team and other areas of NHS Forth Valley.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Lisa Bremner (AHP Team Lead) on 01324 566141 or email lisa.bremner@nhs.scot, alternatively you can also contact Rosina McGuire (AHP Coordinator) on 01324 567435 or email rosina.mcguire@nhs.scot .

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 atAnchorwww.disclosurescotland.co.uk

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.

 

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