Occupational Therapy Support Worker

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
VACANCY REF No: 1000.17

VACANCY (Post Title): Occupational Therapy Support Worker

Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary

GRADE: Band 3

SALARY: £17,760 to £20,727

HOURS: 37.5hpw


Description of Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Acute Occupational Therapy Team at Dumfries &Galloway Royal Infirmary. This will be based mainly in the Care of The Elderly/Acute Rehabilitation & Stroke Units with added support to the Medical Unit. The post holder will be allocated a patient caseload by the qualified OT and be expected to implement and modify existing treatment plans within scope of their practice in order to achieve positive outcomes for patients. The post holder will be expected to liaise with clients, carers and external agencies regularly and therefore requires excellent communication skills.

They should demonstrate the ability to multi-task in a busy environment and be able to manage their workload as well as the administrative departmental duties required to meet the demands of this service. The Occupational Therapy Team provides a supportive learning environment through regular supervision, training and the appraisal process.

Due to the every changing healthcare landscape, there will be the requirement to work flexibly across different units and over 7 days.

Informal enquires to: Morag MacDonald, Team Leader Rehabilitation onext: 32250.

Closing Date: Thursday 11th January 2018 (midnight)