Occupational Therapy Job Summary:
Team Manager - Independent Living
Grade 12 (£38237-£41025), pro rata
Opportunities in Adults Social Care
West Sussex County Council is looking for energetic and enthusiastic Occupational therapists who are committed to transforming and delivering on the prevention agenda.
We want to ensure residents, families and communities have the right support in place at the right time to enable them to confidently live independently for as long as possible and to remain active. We are embracing a Strengths Based approach and working towards a model that supports local communities and economies.
If you are committed to Occupational Therapy, enjoy change and development and want the opportunity to help influence the future direction of Occupational Therapy then this is the service for you.
Team Manager – Bognor (18.5 hours)
Full-time applications will be considered
Following internal restructuring we now have one team manager vacancy within one of our Social Care teams. We are looking for one HCPC registered Occupational Therapist to take forward this teams as we work towards implementing a Strengths Based approach. You will manage a team of Occupational Therapists and Assistants. You should thrive on challenges, be clear thinking and an expert problem solver. You should demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills. You should have experience of staff supervision and performance management and be keen to progress your management skills. Experience of working in Social Care is essential.
You will provide expert advice, support and management working alongside a proactive management group in the Independent Living service. We need a forward thinking Occupational Therapist who is committed to supporting the transformation of our services, who enjoys challenge and change and who will bring energy and drive to these initiatives. Occupational Therapy has a positive profile in the county council and there are significant opportunities to contribute to future developments.
If you think you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development including supervision and management support to help you fulfil the role. We also offer an attractive benefits package including a childcare voucher scheme, flexible working and Local Government Pension Scheme.
Closing Date: Jan 9th
Shortlisting: Jan 10th
Interviews: Jan 17th