Lead Occupational Therapist – Care and Health
Full time post
Due to a recent reconfiguration of our management support to Occupational Therapy we are recruiting to the post of Lead Occupational Therapist to support the delivery of high performing, cost effective intervention to eligible Older People, Adults, Children and their Carers.
We are seeking a highly experienced Occupational Therapist with an excellent understanding of Health and Social Care and partnership working to join us. They must be able to demonstrate a positive ‘can do’ attitude and be resilient and proactive in their management and leadership skills. The post will be supported by an Advanced Practitioner OT who will lead on the day to day allocation and supervision to Occupational Therapists and Assistants, enabling the Lead Occupational Therapist to develop services that ensure eligible residents receive timely and responsive intervention.
The post is part of the Integrated Occupational Therapy service across South Tees giving wide access to peer support, staff development and integrated working practices across health and social care.
Note interviews will take place on 19th December 2016.
For further information, please contact Karen Bowers, Service Manager, Operational Partnerships & Provider Services tel: 01642 771732 or 07748585255 or Barbara Stoker, Clinical Director of Therapies, South Tees tel: 01642 854791 or 07818580023
Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-
- Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
- Flexible working hours
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family friendly benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Staff discount scheme
- Discount leisure facilities
As per its Pay Policy Statement published under section 38, Localism Act 2011, in the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the authority to do so, the Council will generally not re-engage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment.
Please ensure that you complete our most recent up-to-date application form. This can be found in the documents download section for this position.
Any applications received on the old format will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant.