Occupational Therapist

Posted 25 May 2023
Salary Up to £38 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameJoseph Servaes

Job description

A Local Authority in Southwark is looking for a Deputy Team Manager within Adults Social Work to join as a Occupational Therapist on a locum basis, offering a competitive pay rate of up to £38.00 per hour.

Benefits for you as a Deputy Team Manager:

  • A competitive pay rate of up to £38.00 hour.
  • Supportive management
  • Flexible Hybrid Working
  • Additional benefits

Responsibilities of you as a Deputy Team Manager:

  • To be responsible, with the Team Manager, for the provision of a comprehensive and effective inter-professional service in accordance with current legislation, council policy and best practice.
  • To manage and supervise a cohort of qualified/other qualified staff. This will include setting objectives, performance management and appraisals. To support the Team Manager to prioritise, manage caseloads and work demands. This will be through the provision of management, professional expertise, skills and advice to ensure we deliver high quality services within Adult Social Care.
  • To provide the team with professional guidance and support in complex assessment and case management functions whilst delivering high quality, responsive, strengths based and person centred services.
  • To manage a small caseload of complex cases, which may be contested and high profile. To develop appropriate packages of care and identify placements to meet the needs of vulnerable service users.
  • As a senior OT in the department to offer professional OT supervision to a small number of OTs

across the service. Requirements of you as a Deputy Team Manager:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Experience as a Deputy Team Manager

Charles Hunter Associates are the UK's leading specialist Social Work recruitment agency with years of experience in the Social Work sector.

If you are interested in this role APPLY NOW by following instruction on this website, or by contacting Joseph Servaes at jservaes@charecruitment.com / 07533040465.

If this role is not what you are looking for, but you are interested in another role, don't hesitate to contact me as I have Social Worker roles of all levels across London, Southeast and Southwest.

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