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Occupational Therapist Head of Therapies

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  • Speciality: OT
  • Grade: Band 8c
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
  • Location: Dorset, South West
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Reference No: J100232

Our client in Dorset is looking for a Head of Therapies to manage their school therapy team

Head of Therapies
Salary £60k-£65k
Start ASAP

Job Description
Main purpose of the role:

*Provide a comprehensive, innovative and dynamic multi-disciplinary therapy service to meet the needs of pupils and services users across the Charity.
*Promote good practice through training, development and guidance to the therapy team.
*Design implement and monitor specific therapy and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)programmes to enhance and develop pupil and service user quality of life
*Provide leadership and supervision to the PCST Team ensuring efficient, effective and a continually improving therapy services
*Provide therapy advice and guidance to support staff throughout the Charity.
Role responsibilities
*Provide support, direction and leadership to the PCST team in the delivery of pupil and service user individual plans
*Assess and provide therapeutic input to pupils and services users including initial assessments, annual reviews, transition support, individual and group therapy programmes
*Manage and prioritise complex caseloads ensuring efficient use of PCST and Charity resources
*Ensure effective and productive communication with other teams as required to an deliver excellent multidisciplinary therapy service to pupils and service users
*Develop effective collaboration of the PCST with other professionals and parents as required
*Develop and deliver a range of internal and external initiatives in relation to PBS throughout the Charity * Devise, deliver and evaluate therapy training within the Charity.
*Deliver therapy training externally to promote income generation
*Produce management information reports for CEO as required
*Lead on practice development for pupils and service users
*Organise and lead de-brief sessions following difficult incidents
*Ensure all PCST members work within their professional boundaries and the Charity Guidelines

Hours of work
39 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 5.00 pm (52 weeks). Half hour unpaid lunch break.

This job description reflects the present requirements of this role. As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder.

If you interested in this role, please email Parul parul.patel@justot.co.uk or call on 0207 613 7577

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