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Occupational Therapist
Ref: DAN04227

  • Location
  • Wallace Hospital 119 Americanmuir Road, Dundee, DD3 9AG
  • Location
  • Wallace Hospital
  • Salary
  • 28,000 - 35,000 pa
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...
     

    The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary team which provides service to people who have Learning Disability with health care or psychiatric needs. You will provide clinical evidence based occupational therapy service to our patients; supervision and appraisal to designated staff to promote professional development and assist in implementing service developments within Danshell.

     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

     

    All successful applicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

    government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.

  • Location Information
  • Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Wallace Hospital provides assessment and intervention for up to ten people with learning disabilities with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours.

     

    Wallace Hospital is a detached purpose-built building with its own gardens. The independent hospital is situated on the first floor and is split into two areas:

    • Seven en-suite bedrooms with access to a number of good sized living areas to choose from, including two lounges, a dining room and a life skills kitchen for people wanting to prepare or cook food for themselves or their visitors.
    • Three enhanced support suites for those who may find it difficult to interact or live with others in close proximity. Each apartment has its own living space, kitchenette and bathroom.

     

    Within the grounds there is a separate building, Corbet Lodge, where people can enjoy a range of creative table top crafts and games, whilst also learning some valuable independent living skills. This area is dedicated to activities and supporting life skills in readiness for moving on.

     

    Click here to read more about Wallace Hospital

     

    Click here to see the awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 31/12/2018
  • Job Description
  • MDT_Occupational_Therapist.docx

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