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Principal Occupational Therapist

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/21/158782
  • Published: Wed 14/07/2021, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/08/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade L £45,859 - £46,845 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

The Role

Interested in taking a further step in your established career? …Sefton Council are in the process of advancing our Occupational Therapy & Sensory Service.  We are now looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Occupational Therapist who can take on the newly created senior position of Principal Occupational Therapist within Sefton’s Adult Social Care Service.

The role will provide management, leadership and oversight of the council’s Occupational Therapy & Sensory Team who have continued to demonstrate true commitment and purpose during the pandemic and have shown great resilience and significant innovation.

Your role would to be to lead further innovation and expansion and embed the new ways of working that have developed.

You will also accelerate a programme of improvement and further development of quality assurance and audit mechanisms.

Occupational Therapy and Sensory needs are firmly placed at the centre of Sefton’s assessment and planning process.  Further changes in relation to ‘moving with dignity’ have been employed by all members of the Team which has positively impacted on the delivery of OT & Sensory services to the community

Further innovation is taking place following the appointment of a Technology Enabled Care Officer who together with this post will set out the council’s plan to enhance independent living through the emerging digital assistive technology agenda.

Interviews:  To Be Held On 09/08/21

Interviews will be conducted via online conferencing facilities i.e. Microsoft Teams.

Our development work has been recognised by RCOT and members of the Team have recently participated in a RCOT presentation to Principal OT Managers on a national stage.

You will be required to need to work closely with partners, elected members and front-line Social Workers embedding the core values and role that Occupational Therapy in Sefton has in ensuring positive outcomes for individuals and carers

You will be accountable for performance and have the ability to ensure that the Senior Leadership Team are promptly informed of issues, unforeseen events and budget targets and forecasting.

In exchange, for your commitment and hard work we offer:

  • Receive high quality support and supervision from a committed senior management team
  • An opportunity for personal and professional development
  • Support and regular supervision
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Excellent Pension scheme

Sefton as a Place to Live

Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the Borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.

This is a diverse and exciting Borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links, Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester.

Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.

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  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: ASC/21/158782
  • Published: Wed 14/07/2021, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/08/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade L £45,859 - £46,845 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Sefton, Merseyside

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