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Service Manager - Lightbulb (OT)

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Championship Way, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RL 


Closing date:21 June 2019 at midnight 

Lightbulb is a partnership programme supported by Leicestershire County Council and the seven district council's in Leicestershire.  It brings together a range of practical housing support into a single point of access or referral.  The overall ambition is to maximise the contribution that housing support can play in keeping vulnerable people independent in their homes.
The Service Manager has responsibility for the day-to-day management of a team of Occupational Therapists (OTs) based in localities throughout Leicestershire.  The OTs assess, recommend and support the provision of adaptations for service users with complex needs, and provide professional guidance and support to Housing Support Coordinators (trusted assessors) employed by Lightbulb.  The Service Manager also has line management responsibility for the in-house Adaptations Team.
  • You will have extensive experience of working with vulnerable adults in a housing, health or social care setting;
  • You will have developed skills in working collaboratively with key stakeholders and partners to get the best outcome for service users;
  • You will be able to manage staff teams to provide a holistic approach to its customers;
  • You will have the ability to support staff with their professional development;
  • You must be able to work within a changing environment, with the motivation to drive forward improvement in developing your teams and service areas.
This post is the subject of an Enhanced DBS check
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquires please contact Claire Jones, Tel: 0116 3057553 Email:                               
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
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