Location Jersey Channel Islands
Job type Temporary
Salary £30 - £42 per hour
Reference HC 26600
Date posted January 19, 2021
Maxxima is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to be based in Jersey, with accommodation and transport costs included. The position in question is Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy Services, within the Health and Community Services department of the Government of Jersey.
This is a full-time 37.5h role on an ongoing contract. The rates will be very competitive!
Role specification and description:
  • Assist the Head of Occupational Therapy in the development and direction of the Occupational Therapy service (strategy and planning)
  • Support the Head of Occupational Therapy in leading, planning, developing and evaluating the OT service
  • Disseminate, interpret, share, implement and monitor Government and National policies, standards and guidelines across the OT Service
  • Manage, advise and support Senior qualified staff, trainees and support staff through direct line management and clinical supervision
  • Manage a clinical caseload of complex clients as a senior practitioner.
  • Deliver professional evaluation, consultation, advice and training to clients, carers, relatives, other professional staff within the hospital and community.
  • Identify necessary major adaptations required for client’s homes, schools & public buildings to facilitate access and mobility
The full job description can be requested from us at Maxxima.

Person requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Diploma or degree in Occupational Therapy
  • Postgraduate management qualification at Level 5 or equivalent practical management experience,  including the supervision, recruitment and selection of qualified and support staff.
  • Professional portfolio demonstrating experience and evidence of CPD
  • Excellent communication; verbal and written. Communicates effectively across all levels and media.
  • Significant post qualification experience including a good level of experience of working in a specialised clinical environment.
  • Extensive experience of supervision & line management of qualified & unqualified staff.
  • Be willing to temporarily/permanently relocate to Jersey

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  • Dedicated and experienced consultants
  • Excellent and highly competitive rates of pay
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  • Guidance and advice on CV and interview techniques
  • Practical assistance with professional body registration
  • A choice of PAYE, umbrella or LTD company payments
  • Practical assistance with relocation, accommodation and DBS/CRB checks
  • The security of working with a CCS supplier, established since 2001

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