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OT Assistant Team Manager Epsom Surrey

The details

  • Speciality: Physical health
  • Grade: Band 8
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
  • Location: Surrey, South East Coast
  • Start Date: 22nd Oct '18
  • Duration: PERM
  • Reference No: J500000282

Our client is looking for an Assistant Team Manager, who will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be a specialist in the field of Occupational Therapy. You will also be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of the Care Act as well as the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework

OT Assistant Team Manager Job (Band 8a Equiv) Epsom
Epsom - Surrey
Social Care / Mental Health
Permanent - Full time
£40,000 - 50,000 per annum + Benefits
Start ASAP

About the Role

The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. You will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs and emergencies that arise in the community. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with health staff.

We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager, who working under the team manager's guidance will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework. You will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations.

You must also be able to demonstrate an applied and effective knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults' procedures and be able to evidence this. You will have a demonstrable commitment to providing management that supports and promotes Surrey County Council's equality and diversity policy.

You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems. All short-listed applicants will be required to complete a basic IT skills test as part of the interview process.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

Significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting. A good understanding of both the health and social care agendas. A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice and therefore applicants must be able demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.
A willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and job profile.

To apply, or for further information, please contact Everton on 0207 613 7573

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