Occupational Therapy Team Leader

Bosworth House

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 22nd August 2019

Total salary package*: £52924

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About the job-

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Occupational Therapy Service’s Management Team. The post holder will be responsible for managing a Team of Occupational Therapists and Care Management Officers (OT). To monitor systematically the work practices of Occupational Therapy staff, evaluate cases and act to ensure that the quality of service is consistent with Departmental standards, policies and procedures.To supervise and manage Occupational Therapy staff and allocate work according to set procedures and guidelines including delivering training interventions to the Service. This includes being able to train workers in moving and handling.The post holder will be fully supported in their role and will be managed by the Principal OT.

You will-

Supervise & develop a team of Occupational Therapists, support staff and students which will include the provision of appraisals.Plan, allocate and review workloads of Occupational Therapy staff according to set practice and procedure.Manage a caseload, carrying out assessments, making recommendations and commissioning other services where appropriate.Co-work, monitor & evaluate cases carried out by staff for cases with complex needs.Liaise with other professionals, teams, departments and agencies regarding case management and adaptations.Demonstrate leadership skills and have a positive attitude towards managing change.

Requirements of the post-

Substantial post qualification experience as an OT of which two years must be in a social service setting after the implementation of Community Care Legislation.Experience of assessing disabled people’s needs for major specialist equipment, minor/major adaptations.Experience of co-working with Housing officers on major adaptations.Knowledge of commissioning domiciliary care services.Working knowledge of community care legislation and legislation concerning Disabled Facilities Grant and adaptation work.Knowledge and/or experience of assessing and/or commissioning packages of care within either a health or social care setting.

Additional information-

Salary: £38,813 - £41,675 per annum.Full Time, permanent post.For an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Miral Joshi Principal Occupational Therapist 0116 454 5504.

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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Bosworth House

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9-15 Princess Road West
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LE1 6TH

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