At Surrey County Council we are undertaking an ambitious Transformation Project to ensure that all those who could benefit from promoting their independence have the opportunity to do so though our county wide reablement offer. As part of this project we are launching a new Therapy Led Mental Health Reablement pilot.
Initially based within the Woking area, the post will collaborate with the Integrated GPIMHS Team supporting the wider Health & Social Care Integration agenda.
The post will be on a one year fixed term contract with scope to extend to a permanent role based on the outcome of the pilot.
The role sites within the Service Delivery Management Team, which is part of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care Directorate and will work jointly with the Surrey County Council Enabling Independence Service and the In-House Reablement Service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and flexible Occupational Therapist who is keen to develop their own skills and that of the wider team. You will be able to coach, train and guide staff within the Enabling Independence and In House Reablement Service in a skills gain, strength based approach.
Some experience in the field of Mental Health will be required for this role and you will have experience in the delivery of Occupational Therapy within an intermediate care and / or Mental Health Service with the ability to work well within a team.
The role includes support to focus on coping techniques, self-help approaches to social inclusion, building self-esteem, goal setting, accessing the community and using Technology Enabled Care.
You will work alongside the Managers to develop the wider delivery of short term care with our home based care providers.
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This advert closes on 27.09.2020 with interviews taking place on 05.10.2020 and 06.10.2020.
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.
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.
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.Company Information
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