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Adults Assistant Team Manager, OT qualified - Tandridge

  • Reference: SCC/17/27512
  • Published on: Mon 06/02/2017 15:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/04/2017 11:09 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £44,229 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Oxted, Surrey
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Job Details

£44,229 per annum 36 hours per week based at Tandridge Locality team ,Adult Social Care, Tandridge District Council, Station Road East, Oxted RH8 0BT

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

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.

This post is eligible for our existing employee Refer a Friend Scheme. (Please note this link will only work for internal members of staff).

About the Role

This role is for a full time position; however we welcome part time applicants.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within our Tandridge Locality Team. Promoting choice and control is at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for an Assistant Team Manager, OT qualified who will be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding and commitment to the personalisation agenda and be able to demonstrate an applied knowledge of Adult Social Care legislation including the Mental Capacity Act and the NHS Continuing Healthcare National Framework. They will be an excellent communicator and demonstrate the skills and ability to manage and support the day to day running of a busy, dynamic team effectively prioritising daily challenges and expectations. They will be confident in making sound decisions that respond flexibly and quickly to changing needs that arise in a high pressure acute hospital environment. You will be able to develop effective partnership relationships with individuals, carers and families and positive relationships with professional health staff both within and outside the hospital.

You will based in Oxted,Surrey supporting the manager to deliver high quality personalised adult social care and supporting timely, safe and effective hospital discharges. You must have significant post qualification experience, including some management experience in a social care setting, and be able to demonstrate good understanding of both the health and social care agendas. A key accountability of the role is developing staff practice and therefore applicants must be able demonstrate evidence of providing effective professional supervision to less experienced colleagues.

You must also be able to demonstrate an applied and effective knowledge of safeguarding vulnerable adults’ procedures and be able to evidence this. You will have an understanding and commitment to supporting carers and a demonstrable commitment to providing management that supports and promotes Surrey County Council’s equality and diversity policy.

Applicants must hold an occupational therapy qualification, have completed any post qualification practice or training requirements and have current professional registration with their relevant registration authority.

You will need to have competent IT skills and be able and willing to learn to use a variety of software systems. Applicants will need to have the willingness and ability to travel across Surrey in accordance with the demands of the work and the job profile.
Please note this is a rolling advert and CV's will be reviewed on a weekly basis and we will be in touch if to discuss an interview date if your application is short listed.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion contact Stuart Ayden 01737 737500 or by e-mail at

Additional Information

Please note this is a rolling advert and CV's will be reviewed on a weekly basis and we will be in touch if to discuss an interview date if your application is short listed.

Equal Opportunities

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.

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