Occupational Therapist Team Manager, 28 hrs, Strathbrock Parternship C

West Lothian Council
United Kingdom
23 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
Job Type
28 hrs per week, salary pro rata
Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)
The key duties of this post are:

To ensure that Adults and Older Peoples teams are responsive and needs led.
To provide professional and management support, supervisory and leadership to a team of occupational therapy staff.
To ensure that a high quality occupational therapy assessment and care management practice is delivered to appropriate service users.
To ensure that the services provided by the Team are consistent with and meet the requirements of all Council and National standards, policy and guidance.

The skills and experience you must have:

Degree or equivalent in occupational therapy
AHP registration
Considerable and varied experience and established competence as an occupational therapist practitioner is essential and detailed knowledge of Community Care occupational therapy legislation, standards, policy, procedures and practice.
An ability to lead and manage staff with a personal style which is likely to induce staff confidence, supporting, enabling and encouraging them to provide good quality standards of care and service.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.

See also:
395.29 - Occupational Therapist TM.pdf