Rate of pay: Starting at £30,661 pro rata, up to £36,612 pro rata available for an exceptional candidate (equiv. NHS Band 6/7).

Hours per week: 15 - 22 hours

Location: Exminster

Contract: This is a fixed-term contract to 30th April 2023

We are looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our Devon Carers team as Assistant Manager, as part of our newly commissioned 5 year contract. This new role will present the successful candidate with an exciting opportunity to join Devon based charity, Westbank Community Health and Care.  Westbank has been providing practical and emotional support to communities across Devon and beyond for over 30 years.  We employ over 160 people who support babies and children from early years through to older people, at our centers in Exminster, Budleigh Salterton and Starcross and out in the heart of the community; our work is underpinned with support from over 600 volunteers. 

Job role

You should be an experienced and proven occupational therapist with a commitment to working alongside carers.

You will lead, develop, support and motivate your team to ensure the service provided is of the highest quality and maintains required standards across all areas. Ensuring that all statutory requirements and policies are followed.

As Assistant Manager, as well as leading and supporting your team, you will be required to provided expert professional, technical and case management advise and deputise for the Manager, as required.

You will need to be an experienced, qualified occupational therapist that can balance the demands of project work, developing and supporting a team, whilst managing complex caseloads and being called upon as the expert lead. To do this you will have excellent communication skills and experience of managing multi stakeholder relationships.

For further information please refer to the full job description and person specifications on our website. To apply please forward a completed application and cover letter detailing how you met the requirement for the role.

Full details can be found in the Job Description

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 29th May 2018

To apply

Please download an application form and return it to [email protected]. Please use the supporting statement to evidence how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in the job description.