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Ref no:
WDN04253
Published:
28/6/2022
Closes:
12/7/2022
Location:
Adult Care Team, Hardgate Clinic, Clydebank, G81 6AH
Salary:
£37,246.21 - £40,330.29 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

West Dunbartonshire has a diverse population of approximately 90,000 people and covers two distinct localities. West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership [HSCP] employs approximately 2083 staff and manages services of various client groups. The HSCP has established links with the Acute Sector, the Third Sector and a number of independent contractors. The Health & Community Care Services within West Dunbartonshire HSCP offers a service to individuals and their carer's through a coordinated approach by all Health & Social Care Staff.

We currently have a full time vacancy for a Community Occupational Therapist within the Adult Care Team. This post offers the opportunity to work as a specialist Occupational Therapist for adults aged 16-65 years of age. The post holder will be part of a multi-professional team contributing to patient/client care. The post holder will deliver a high quality specialist service, provide expert clinical intervention, education and support to patients/clients and their carer's.

The post holder will provide specialist assessment, treatment and case management for adults with complex rehabilitation needs, they will also support any adaptation that has been assessed for as a need.

The post holder will participate with Anticipatory Care Planning as required with the aim of minimising avoidable hospital admission and maximise an individual's ability to remain safely at home or in a homely setting.

Requirements

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Children and Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and as such membership with the PVG scheme is essential. Further details of this scheme can be found here.

Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.

Responsibilities

The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 24 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/about-us/

More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/benefits-of-working-with-us/