Adults Assistant Team Manager OT - Reigate & Banstead
Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.
£44,229 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Reigate & Banstead Locality Team, Adult Social Care, Reigate Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate RH2 0SH. This position is a 9 month fixed term secondment.
Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the Role
We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager who is a Qualified Occupational Therapist. This role is for a 9 month fixed term secondment opportunity. This is for internal applicants only as it is a secondment
This is an exciting development opportunity for a current Senior Occupational Therapist to be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including The Care Act, The Mental Capacity Act, Risk Assessments and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework.
You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure acute hospital environment. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional health staff both within and outside the hospital.
You will be based in Reigate supporting the manager to deliver high quality personalised adult social care. You must have significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting, and be able to demonstrate good understanding of both the health and social care agendas. A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice and therefore applicants must be able demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.
You must also be able to demonstrate an applied and effective knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults’ procedures and be able to evidence this. You will have an understanding and commitment to supporting carers and a demonstrable commitment to providing management that supports and promotes Surrey County Council’s equality and diversity policy.
Applicants must hold a professional occupational therapy qualification, have completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and have current professional registration with their relevant registration authority.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 23 July 2017
Interviews will take place first week of August 2017.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.