Social Work Senior/OT Practitioner

East Dunbartonshire Council
£35,841.04 - £40,385.04 per year
05 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

This post is only available to all permanent and temporary employees and agency workers currently on assignment within East Dunbartonshire Council.

A part-time vacancy has arisen for a Senior Practitioner who would be required to work within a multi-disciplinary setting providing Occupational Therapy support to a team of professionals and support staff within Kirkintilloch Health and Social Care Partnership.

You will support the Team Manager in organising, managing and developing a large and busy team and contribute to the day-to-day management of service delivery.

You should have excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. You will have good IT skills and a proven ability to supervise, manage and motivate others. You should have a sound knowledge of community care legislation and be able to evidence Continuing Professional Development.

You must have a Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy and be registered with HCPC. The successful candidate will need to undergo Reference, Criminal Records and PVG checks.

Informal discussion regarding the post is welcome. Please contact Thomas Gahagan 0141 355 2264.

Charter of Commitment

The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.

• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with
screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.

• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.

• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.

• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.

• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)

• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.

• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.

PVG / Disclosure Scotland

The following criteria applies to all roles within East Dunbartonshire Council where PVG/Disclosure checks are essential criteria

Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.

Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate's first salary payment.

In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee's wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.

Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee's final salary.

The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.

Website links

See also:
EAD01717 Role Profile.docx