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Lead Occupational Therapist

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/10/2020 12:00
£43,857 to £45,859 per annum (dependent on experience)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
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Employment Location:
Seafield House, Kirkleatham Street, Redcar TS10 1SP
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

The Adults & Communities Directorate consists of three strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life and prosperity. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co-production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential

We are seeking a highly experienced Occupational Therapist to join us. The successful candidate will have extensive practitioner experience and knowledge of Occupational Therapy in Adult Social Care processes and legislation with a good understanding of the wider Health and Social Care priorities. 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.

For further information please contact either Karen Bowers, Service Manager, Adult Social Care on 01642 771678/07748585255 or Barbara Stoker, Professions Lead, South Tees NHS FT on 01642 850850 Ext: 56585

The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

The authority 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 & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.

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