Description : North East Locality ,Edinburgh Partnership (Lothian)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Occupational Therapist with experience of working in mental health and / or physical health to work in our North East Edinburgh Substance Misuse Team, NHS Lothian.
This post will be managed and supervised through the Mental Health and Substance Misuse Service of NHS Lothian. The post holder will work with a multi-
disciplinary and multi-agency team, providing a service to people with a primary diagnosis of addiction and who are likely to suffer from additional complex health conditions.
You will contribute to the assessment and treatment of individuals referred to the team, focussing on the occupational, functional and cognitive needs of this specific client group.
The post holder must have a keen interest in addiction and evidence based practice. The service is committed to supervision, staff development and student education.
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.
Please note that the salary will be paid pro-rata
Informal enquiries welcomed and expected Elizabeth Watson Lead Occupational Therapist Substance Misuse Service
Tel : 0131 516 2121
Or Sharon Fegan Lead Occupational Therapist, North East Adult Mental Health and Substance Misuse
Tel : 0131 537 4530