Senior Occupational Therapist - Adults.
There’s never been a more exciting time to join Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council. We’ve had a major review of how we work and are currently implementing these changes. An exciting opportunity has arisen in Surrey Heath Locality Team for a full-time, permanent Senior Occupational Therapist based at Surrey Heath House, Camberley.
A new approach for Adult Social Care in Surrey means new opportunities for you to deliver better services to more people than ever before, we’ve refreshed our Occupational Therapy service.
We’ve refocused our services too – putting reablement right at the front of our agenda. Solid foundations are in place, and we have a clear view of what we want to achieve, and what we want to become. Join us now, and you’ll get to be part of the journey right from the start.
As a senior member of the team, you will have an influence on the future development of the service. You’ll bring our reablement ethos to life, leading holistic assessments of occupational therapy needs and planning support across a dedicated caseload. In all that you do, you’ll promote independence, choice and control. You will take every opportunity to support and develop those around you. Working closely with families and carers, you’ll play a vital role in supporting people from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range of needs.
You’ll need to be a professionally qualified and registered OT with proven, excellent, supervisory skills and a proactive, person-centred approach to your work. A substantial contemporary post-registration track record, including routine experience of complex casework and risk assessment, is crucial. Knowledge of social care policy and legislation is essential, as is a background in working directly with people with variable, unstable or challenging social care needs. The ability to get the best out of others and work collaboratively with partner agencies is equally important, and you must have outstan...