Advanced Practitioner – Occupational Therapy

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Closed for applications on 12/04/2024 12:00
£45,441 pa
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Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Clarendon, Hebburn
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Closing date:
12 Apr
Further Information
Advanced Practitioner – Occupational Therapy
(Adults and Integrated Care Services, Home First Team – Occupational Therapy)
£45,441 pa  

As a key member of our Operational Management Team, Advanced Practitioners in Occupational Therapy work closely with our Principal Occupational Therapist and assist the Team Manager to facilitate practice improvement and development, whilst motivating and inspiring our practitioners to provide adult social care best practice.

Advanced Practitioners will provide a higher level of front-line skill and expertise to manage risk and meet complex needs. Through coaching and mentoring you will identify areas for learning within the team and play a key role in respect of support for team members, newly qualified workers and students and act as a role model for critical reflection and evidence based practice.

You will work in close partnership with the other Advanced Practitioners throughout Social care to support the Senior Management Team to roll out our Let’s Talk Together strength based approach and deliver safe and effective services across South Tyneside.

We remain committed to developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, of openness and transparency and of inspirational leadership, grounded in our values and behaviors we are PROUD to make a difference.

We want to recruit people who share this aim and provide them with the training and development to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.

If you are a qualified and experienced Occupational Therapist and are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and wish to be part of an organisation that focuses on best practice and aspires to be the best, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Stefanie Simpson Principal OT – on 07966162477 or Alison Docchar, OT Team Manager on (0191) 4244062.

We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
For those posts where there is a requirement to either work in or enter a Care Quality Commission Regulated Care Home (CQC) it would be preferred but optional, that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medical exempt) as a condition of employment.
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Closing date: Noon, 12 April 2024.
Interviews will take place on 30 April 2024.

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This job is closed for applications.