Assistant Area Manager - Access & Rehabilitation - INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

East Lothian Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL03356

Vacancy Information

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

Salary £39746- £44783 per annum pro rata
Temporary part time position for 6 months
14 hours per week
Days of Work: Thursday & Friday 
To start ASAP

East Lothian is a vibrant and forward thinking organisation that encourages and promotes learning to support staff development. This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced Occupational Therapy professional to work in a part time Management post within a Community Occupational Therapy Team. Working closely with the wider Management team to ensure effective service delivery and contribute to the service development in the Occupational therapy team and across the Integrated Partnership to deliver Occupational Therapy Assessment and Rehabilitation services.

Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of East Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

Job Details

To assist in the management of the Community Care service providing a responsive and needs led social work 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 'Related Documents') 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 reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications

Degree in Social Work (or other recognised Social Work Qualification, ie. CQSW, Dip SW, CCETSW) or equivalent level of qualification in Occupational Therapy.

Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Evidence of a commitment to Continual Professional Development.

PVG Membership (Children and Adults) is an essential requirement of this post.

Driving Licence
A full current driving licence is an essential requirement for this post.

*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.

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.UK website.

Additional Information

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