Occupational Therapist - Specialist Children's Services
Aranthrue Centre

Job reference: 084066

Location: Aranthrue Centre

Job closing date: 26/01/2022

Job posted date: 12/01/2022

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Allied Health Professions

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Specialist Children's Services

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our expanding CAMHS service where Occupational Therapy will be an integrated part of the multi-disciplinary team as well as deliver unique uni-professional added value.

Do you have the interest and drive to join the team in Greater Glasgow and Clyde CAMHS to help us deliver a specialist Occupational Therapy Service to children young people and their families?

We have posts across Band 7, Band 6 and Band 5 available as fixed term until March 2025 and short term posts for waiting list initiatives.  You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team engaging in both team mental health assessment as well as Occupational Therapy assessment, intervention, individual and group work. The post will include a workplan with case coordination, OT assessment and intervention of CYP with impact on their mental health due to mental health disorder, neurodevelopmental disorder, emerging eating disorders and those where mental health is impacting on participation in everyday life and activities.  We are also keen to involve all OT Staff within the development of a group work programme within CAMHS.  

This post is based within Renfrewshire HSCP Tier 3 CAMHS locality teams and is fixed term for 24months.

You are required to be HCPC registered, have relevant experience in Occupational Therapy and experience within Mental Health or Paediatrics is desirable however we offer both uni-professional and multi-disciplinary induction and CPD opportunities.   We are looking for someone who is organised, motivated and is looking to be part of a developing service.   You must be able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills when working with children, young people and their families. 

Training and support for your professional development will be provided and we are committed to regular supervision, both uni-professional as well as part of multi-disciplinary team to support reflection, and evidence-based practice.

Informal enquires and discussions are welcomed, please contact Fiona Stalley, OT (Fiona.stalley@ggc.scot.nhs.uk /Tel – 07974587839) or Heidi McLeod,  OT Lead (Heidi.mcleod@ggc.scot.nhs.uk /Tel- 07580751313)

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.


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