Roles, pay and benefits

Information about our roles, what you can expect to earn and the benefits available to you.

Last updated

14 December 2023

“As a practitioner in a customer facing role in the Regaining Independence Service currently, I feel that our knowledge and clinical expertise is really valued by our manager and our suggestions for service development within the team are really listened to.”

Occupational Therapist

Our roles

    • Managing a caseload assessing needs, risks and options.
    • Provide interventions and monitor/evaluate progress.
    • Provide information and advice to promote independence.
    • Complete strengths-based assessments, manage a varied caseload assessing needs, risks and options.
    • Provide advice and interventions to enable independence.
    • Act autonomously, apply expert and effective practice in complex situations, assessing and managing risk.
    • Provide advice and interventions to enable independence.
    • Mentor new staff and supervise the work of non-qualified staff.
    • Practice expertly in complex situations, manage higher levels of risk balancing support and control.
    • Mentor newly qualified staff and supervise the work of qualified and non-qualified staff.
    • Practice skill at the highest level and be responsible for a complex caseload.
    • Contribute to developing standards of practice.
    • Provide mentoring, coaching, training and supervision to staff to improve practice and outcomes.
    • Manage a team including the performance management and professional development of staff.
    • Enable and challenge others to develop their knowledge base and make knowledge-informed judgements, inc decision making around risk.
    • Model and use critical reflective in management skills to enhance practice.
    • Be involved in recruitment of staff.
    • Drive outcome focussed planning, assurance and improvement across the system.
    • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of evidence-based policies, processes and guidance.
    • Develop relationships with health and children’s services.
    • Manage a budget and contribute to decisions on spending.
    • Manage service delivery through the use of effectively managed resources.
    • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of evidence-based policies, processes and guidance.
    • Take the professional lead on assigned technical areas specialism.
    • Communicate specialist information to a range of audiences and partners both inside and outside the organisation.


These include:

  • annual leave of between 26 and 29 days
  • flexible working opportunities, including flexitime, working from home, job sharing and nine-day fortnight
  • excellent opportunities for continued professional development
  • an excellent local government pension scheme  (24.7 per cent of salary)
  • an employee assistance programme offering 24/7 support for you and your family for a range of things, includingmental wellbeing
  • staff discounts
  • career breaks
  • a diverse and inclusive workforce, with active support groups for:
    • mental health
    • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff
    • carers
    • disabled staff
    • LGBTQ
    • women.

We also have a range of commuting and business travel discounts and initiatives, including:

  • pool cars - you can access a range of cars for your travel for work purposes
  • discounted bus and train tickets (15 per cent on peak and off-peak travel with Southern Rail)
  • a car benefit scheme where you can offset your salary in exchange for a brand new car
  • the Cycle to Work scheme - a salary sacrifice scheme where you can get a bike for a healthy way to travel.

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