Clinical Support Worker
Organisation: 
NHS Fife - Stratheden Hospital
Salary: 
Band 3 (£19,945 - £21,947)
Address: 

Occupational Therapy Garden, Stratheden Hospital, Cupar, Fife KY15 5RR

Hours: 
29.25
Type of Contract: 
Permanent
Job Description: 

The Mental Health Occupational Therapy department in Fife has a vacancy for a Band 3 Clinical Support Worker to assist in the provision of Horticulture Therapy to patients who are inpatients within the acute, rehab, low secure, IPCU wards and also patients living within the community.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has an interest in working in mental health, has interest in working within Horticultural and Occupational Therapy, and a willingness to learn and develop new skills. We will provide opportunities to develop skills through our in-service and statutory training programme as well as support through our supervision and appraisal systems.
The post is based mainly at Stratheden Hospital in Cupar; however staff are expected to provide input to other areas when required.
You will have the ability to engage in practical skills, observation skills, good personal organisational skills, flexible approach and ability to work as part of a team. You will be required to have the following;
• A relevant SVQ Level III or equivalent
• Knowledge and / or experience of mental health issues
• Skills and experience equivalent to two years experience as a Clinical Support Worker in a relevant clinical field.

 

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020
How to Apply: 

For further details and to apply, follow link https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=10863

It is encouraged that candidates make contact to discuss the post prior to application.
For informal enquiries, please contact David Sanders, Head Occupational Therapist on 01383 674153 or email davidsanders1@nhs.net.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.
NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK