Specialist Occupational Therapist - Older Adults Mental Health

NHS Scotland ,
Glasgow, City of Glasgow


Job Description

You will provide high quality, evidence based, occupationally focussed, culturally sensitive and specialist mental health occupational therapy assessment and intervention to older adults experiencing mental health problems within the north east of Glasgow You will be responsible for a caseload with regular caseload supervision provided by Lead Occupational Therapist and in line with the NHS Greater Glasgow & Cllydes Mental Health occupational therapy supervision guidance. You will work as part of 3 multidisciplinary teams within the sector in line with RCOT and HCPC professional standards of practice. This post contributes to MDT service development and delivery of care and promoting the role of the community mental occupational therapy. You will provide specialist advice, information, and education regarding occupational therapy to colleagues, patients and carers. You will provide occupational focussed interventions in line with HCPC standards and work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure effective, assessment, treatment and discharge planning, utilising evidenced based practice such as the model of human occupation and general bio-psychosocial model of interventions . Record keeping which reflects these interventions will be in line with national HCPC and local NHS standards of practice. It is essential you have BSc/Msc in Occupational Therapy Live HCPC registration Desirable Current Driving Licence Monday/Friday 09.00hrs/17.00hrs shift pattern. Informal Contact: Debbie Scott, Lead Occupational Therapist on 07974294559 Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack