Assistant Team Manager - Occupational Therapy Access and Prevention
If you are looking for a new challenge and to develop your occupational therapy career and management skills, this is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated Occupational Therapists to lead and shape Dudley Council’s occupational therapy teams and services.
Dudley Council’s Access and Prevention occupational therapy team provides an important service to enable people to remain in homes of their choice, offering full assessments, information and independent advice to determine the best solution for those in need.
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade 11
We have 2 Opportunities as Assistant Team Managers:
1 role as Duty lead - triaging referrals and facilitating a timely response and operational management of 3 locality teams (one being our Assisted Living Centre).
1 role as Adaptations lead and operational management of 3 locality teams.
As an Assistant Team Manager of our occupational therapy teams, you will play a key role leading our teams of Occupational Therapists and assistants in delivering a high-quality service to vulnerable adults and children. Your key responsibilities will include focusing on the operational management of our teams as well as adaptations, triaging referrals, team processes, the timeliness of assessments, responsiveness and training needs. You will also have responsibility for team budgets.
Being a qualified occupational therapist, experience of assessing the needs of people with a physical disability is essential. You will need experience of supervising staff and of undertaking appropriate budgetary responsibility. It is also essential to have knowledge of legislation pertinent to Social Care/Housing and the adaptation process. Equally important are your skills to manage and lead a team through change.
In return, Dudley Council is a great place to work. We know that if you come and join us you’ll receive a warm welcome, work with some very loyal and committed colleagues and contribute positively to making life better for our residents. As well as a competitive salary, annual leave and pension, we offer significant benefits such as:
- Opportunities for CPD
- Flexible working
- Cycle purchase scheme
- Corporate Gym Membership
- Local discounts
For an informal discussion please contact Deb Morton , Team Manager 01384 813102 Deb.Morton@dudley.gov.uk
Shortlisting 4th December 2020
Interviews 17th December 2020
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
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