Paediatric Neurological Occupational Therapist

Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments
£26,895 - £35,763 per year
14 Sep 2016
27 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments (SCCMI) is a Grant Aided Special School funded directly by the Scottish Government.  Based in central Scotland, it is Scotland's national establishment for the integrated education and therapy for those affected by cerebral palsy and related conditions.   A range of programmes and services are offered for children, young people residing in all parts of Scotland.

Under the leadership of Chief Executive Professor Patrick Salter, SCCMI has identified a challenging and exciting agenda for the next decade to fulfil its vision.   SCCMI seeks to appoint a dynamic, progressive, positive, forward-looking occupational therapist to work within a multi-disciplinary team to develop and deliver services to children and young people (from birth to 19 years) affected by cerebral palsy and related conditions.

To be part of SCCMI's future development, you require to be an individual who embraces change and development.  You will possess an honours degree, or a pre-registration MSc in Occupational Therapy have undertaken extensive CPD; ideally have experience in the field of neuropaediatrics or neurology; demonstrate an enthusiastic and dynamic approach; possess high professional commitment; be committed to inter-professional working; possess the skills and attributes required to mentor and develop new graduates and support workers and have the ability and desire to contribute to research. 

Should your experience in neuropaediatrics be limited and you wish to develop your career through working in a national centre related to paediatric neurology, you should be encouraged that for the right candidate substantial and targeted staff development will be committed to enhance your knowledge and skills.  Such CPD may include both formal academic programmes and professionally oriented courses.

The attractive remuneration package includes salary of £26,895 - £35,763; 55 days annual leave; eligibility to continue membership of the NHS Superannuation Pension Scheme.  Appointment is subject to satisfactory Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme reference.

For informal and confidential discussions or an application pack (also attached to this advertisement), contact:

Professor Patrick Salter, Chief Executive

The Scottish Centre for Motor Impairments

The Craighalbert Centre

1 Craighalbert Way, Cumbernauld, Glasgow G68 0LS 

Telephone 01236 456 100 

Email - 

The Scottish Centre for Children with Motor Impairments is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Applications for this post should be received by 9am 26th September 2016



See also:
HSOT Maternity Cover Applicant Pack NHS SHOW.pdf