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Lead Occupational Therapist - Stanmore and Corseford School

Job details
Job Type:Nurses & Therapists
Job Location:Stanmore House School and Corseford School
Service:Stanmore and Corseford School
Contract Type:Permanent
Hours:30 hours per week
Salary Details:£36,289 per annum pro rata
Salary Band:£30000 +
Closing Date:5 December 2020
Job Reference:CS200603

Do you want to make a real difference to people's lives?

We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Occupation Therapist on a permanent basis, to work as part of our team in Stanmore and Corseford Schools.


The role involves managing our Occupational Therapy (OT) team. You will be required to manage and develop a team of staff across the two sites to ensure that a high quality service is received by children and young people who attend the school, residential and short breaks services whilst involving and supporting relatives.

Whilst you will not be expected to have a case load, there is an expectation that you will provide some hands on work for more complex cases and clinical cover when needed. A high level of clinical expertise is required to support the team and you will also need to maintain an overview of cases to ensure clinical governance is adhered to and an outstanding service is delivered.

Why work for Capability Scotland?

  • Rewarding Career Choice
  • 32 Days Annual Leave (increasing to 37 days with service)
  • Competitive salary
  • Extensive Training Provided
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Free 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Development and support for SVQ
  • Death in Service Benefits for all staff
  • Access to Credit Union

Key Requirements:

You will have a suitable qualification and will be registered with the Health Care & Professions Council (HCPC).

You will have proven post-qualification experience and/or training of working with children and young people with complex health needs.

You will have a holistic approach and proven skills in:

  • Managing and developing staff
  • Ability to lead and manage change
  • A high level of relevant clinical knowledge and experience

Full Driving Licence* (we will consider alternative arrangements that achieve the same outcomes for candidates who have a disability that prevents them from having a driving licence).

How to apply:

For further information please contact the details below, if you wish to apply please complete an application to the right of the page and send to the email below:

Contact details:

Contact Name:                        Karen Graham

Contact Email:              

Contact Number:                    01555 665 041

Reference Number:                 CS200603

Service Details

Capability Scotland has two Grant Aided Special Schools; Stanmore House School in Lanark and Corseford School in Johnstone. Both Schools provide education to 30 learners and also provide residential and respite services. In addition to teaching staff, the schools have a dedicated care and allied health team to support our children and young people.

The Allied Health service delivers integrated health care for children and adults who have complex needs across Scotland, with a primary focus across the central belt. This is achieved through personalised specialist health care and effective inter -disciplinary working of the Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language therapy services.

About Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland delivers exemplary care, support and education for disabled children and adults across Scotland.

General Information

Capability Scotland is committed to providing services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity. We are happy to consider job-share applications.

Capability Scotland is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people and as such undertakes to conduct thorough pre-employment checks on all preferred candidates.

A copy of Capability Scotland's Equality and Diversity Policy is available on the Intranet or upon request from the HR Department. Capability Scotland, Scottish Charity SC011330.

Disability Confident Employer

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to employing and retaining disabled people; we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job and consider them on their abilities and we will make reasonable adjustments to ensure disabled people are not disadvantaged when applying for and doing their jobs.


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