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To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
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We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, dynamic and experienced Occupational Therapy professional to lead our rehabilitation and intermediate care facilities, based at the Astley Ainslie Hospital, Liberton Hospital and various intermediate care facilities across Edinburgh.
We are looking for an individual who has considerable clinical experience in the field of rehabilitation, experience of managing and leading teams, and developing services. The post requires a forward-thinking and innovative individual with a flexible approach to maximise opportunities to develop services within the Rehabilitation and Intermediate care Occupational Therapy Services.
It is essential you have an appropriate qualification in Occupational Therapy with relevant post graduate qualifications/MSc and current HCPC registration. You should also have excellent communication skills and evidence of interpreting national and organisational policies and applying these to set local standards, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with best practice within a challenging and evolving health and social care system.
For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact: Hannah Cairns, Head of SMART Services onor email - or
Isla Muir or Sheena Glen Team Leads onor email - or
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.