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Ref no:
SLA12916
Published:
04/06/2024
Closes:
18/06/2024
Location:
East Kilbride Area Office Civic Centre East Kilbride, G74 1AB
Salary:
£49,108 - £53,725 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit an Operations Manager to provide professional support to a team of various qualified and unqualified professionals including Occupational Therapy and Sensory Impairment workers. We would welcome applications from HPC registered Occupational Therapists who have proven experience in occupational therapy in a social work setting together with management experience and an understanding of local authority management processes and procedures.

You will be responsible to the local Fieldwork Manager (Adults and Older People) and work as part of a management team within the East Kilbride area seeking to provide effective and efficient service to all residents with particular focus on the needs of those who have disabilities through re-ablement and the provision of Equipment and Adaptation services. You will provide professional support to your team as well as managing and reporting on performance and local budgets. You will also work closely with NHS colleagues in developing and improving joint working in the locality.

You should have a broad awareness of the factors impacting on the delivery of Occupational Therapy services nationally and be prepared to provide leadership and support to the team during the period of transition associated with integration and an MDT approach to delivering services.

You should be a qualified Occupational Therapist and be a member of the Health Professions Council.

Requirements

Recruitment Checks

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history.

Employment History

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment.

Disclosure Scotland

You will be required to complete Standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.

 

Responsibilities

As an employee of the Council, you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 33 days annual leave which will be calculated into hours on commencement of the role.
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

Please apply online.

All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

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