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Randall House, Macmerry Business Park, Macmerry, EH33 1RW
£43,652.00 - £49,163.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Days and Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, 09.00-17.00
To start:  asap

This Team Manager post is based in the Access and Rehabilitation service within East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership.

As a member of the Integrated management team you will have an opportunity to influence and lead on the future development of the Occupational Therapy Service within the East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership. You will manage Senior staff and participate in the Management team as part of the Integrated Rehabilitation Service.
We are committed to continuously developing our services. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute proactively to improving outcomes as part of East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership. You will be supported to develop your career and participate in training and development.

Experience of Community Occupational Therapy, Complex case work and risk assessment is essential. You should have sound knowledge in Management and the delivery of statutory Occupational Therapy services including a knowledge of Social Care policy and legislation.

You will need to be professionally qualified and registered with the HCPC and be able to demonstrate experience in staff supervision and management..

Job Details

To assist in the management of the Community Care service providing a responsive and needs led
Occupational Therapy service throughout East Lothian in accordance with relevant legislation, national standards, Council policies and plans with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Degree or Diploma in Occupational Therapy
Evidence of a commitment to Continual Professional Development.

Driving Licence 
A full current driving licence is desirable for this post.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UKwebsite.

Additional Information

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Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.

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