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Occupational Therapist Manager- Adult Community

Occupational Therapist Manager- Adult Community

  • Location

    South East London, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £33 - £33.96 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

  • Contact email:

    lorna@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    33

  • Salary low:

    33

  • Job ref:

    LORNA_1530001692

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This role is for an experienced Occupational Therapy Manager to lead a complex case management team which provides support to the Local Authority. The multi disciplinary team consists of Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and a customer service officer.

The OT Manager provides leadership, direction to all staff, operational supervision to social workers and clinical support to occupational therapists.

The role expects for the candidate to work jointly with other managers of the Older Person and Physical Disability Service and to lead and continue to develop highly skilled therapists and departmental processes.

The team is in the North Team and is joint lead with a second team manager with a Social Work background, who provides clinical supervision to social workers but also operational supervision to therapists.

The Occupational Therapists in the team completes complex assessments for residents in the community and assesses for wheelchair housing, major adaptation and special equipment. Moving and handling assessments are completed which can have an impact on the provision of care packages. The role is required to provide operational oversight and leadership to these processes and to ensure that occupational therapy and service standards and targets are met or exceeded and that services are effective and waiting list are kept to a minimum.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV .