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Adults Advanced Practitioner (Occupational Therapist)

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/779/26664
  • Published: Mon 19/12/2022, 16:33 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,634 - £52,625 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

The starting salary for this role is £46,634 per annum for working 36 hours per week.

This is a 12-month Secondment / Fixed Term Contract.

(For internal candidates interested in a Secondment opportunity, please discuss with your Line Manager before submitting your application).

Our amazing Woking Locality team are very excited to be looking to fill our new, exciting role as a Advanced Practitioner (Assistant Team Manager equivalent scale) who is a specialist in the field of Occupational Therapy and can demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to strength-based practice and the personalisation agenda.

As part of our greener future strategies and our commitment to creating a healthy work-life balance, we welcome a conversation with you regarding our remote working options. Remote working to us is a balance of spending time in our communities, our offices and working remotely from home or wherever works best.

About the Role

This varied hybrid role will give you the opportunity to provide clinical supervision to our occupational therapists in the team while at the same time maintaining your CPD by managing a small caseload.

You will support the team manager to deliver high quality personalised adult social care with a clear strength-based agenda. You will be making sound practice decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs and emergencies that arise in the community, decisions that will make a real, positive difference to the lives of our service-users.

The role will require travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and job profile. You must hold a valid driving licence and have access to a car.

About You

To be considered for shortlisting for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • You are a qualified Occupational Therapist, have current professional HCPC registration and hold significant post qualification experience at a senior occupational therapist level.
  • Experience in leading and developing (incl. professional clinical supervision) occupational therapists with a commitment to promoting innovation and introducing new ways of working from recognised sites of excellence.
  • An applied knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act and NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework. You will also have excellent Safeguarding knowledge and skills.
  • An ability to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families.
  • Advanced Occupational Therapy skills for working with clients with a range of complex conditions and a resource to advise, train and teach specialist skills to colleagues within the wider therapy team.
  • Competent in the use of a wide range of equipment and provide advanced clinical reasoning to complex solutions specifically in the areas of moving and handling, DFG processes, seating.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 31st January 2023.

Interviews will take place on 23rd February 2023.

This is a 12 month secondment / fixed term contract. (For internal candidates interested in a Secondment opportunity, please discuss with your Line Manager before submitting your application).

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Garry Probert-Briggs on 07973 879960 or by e-mail at garry.probertbriggs@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application and personal statement please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/779/26664
  • Published: Mon 19/12/2022, 16:33 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 31/01/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £46,634 - £52,625 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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