Post 1. Specialist Occupational Therapist

Post 2. Specialist Physiotherapist

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and innovative Specialist Occupational Therapists and Specialist Physiotherapist to work within the Clacks & Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership. We are looking for a creative, dynamic individual to work as part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure effective delivery of patient care.

The posts are based within the ReACH Clacks and Stirling Team and will provide multidisciplinary assessment and rehabilitation for patients in the community. Services are provided over 7 days.

As a Specialist Therapist in Community Rehabilitation you will work in partnership with colleagues to support patients and their families to deliver safe and effective patient care. You will be responsible for providing assessment and person-centred rehabilitation programmes to complex patients to support their return home or in their own homes. There is a focus on Frailty work and Falls prevention.

The role will involve working across professional and organisational boundaries alongside Health and Social Care colleagues.

The Reach Service offers a varied clinical caseload, excellent peer support and training opportunities. You will be expected to participate in quality improvement, evidence based practice and in-service training. There may also be an opportunity to undertake the clinical supervision and appraisals of more junior staff, as well as contribute to the supervision and development of undergraduate/pre-reg students.

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 www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

For informal enquiries please contact Gail Tripney, AHP Team Lead – gail.tripney@nhs.scot

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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.