Senior Occupational Therapist

Towcester, Northamptonshire
14 Feb 2019
10 Mar 2019
Full Time
Contract Type


Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to people’s lives in your region?

Our client are more than just a financially strong Housing Association, they are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing lifelong homes for their customers. They provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but they also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.

They are passionate about their communities and they are committed to being a Learning Organisation, developing talent to deliver their service goals and supporting the next generations into a career in Housing.

About the role:
They now have an opportunity for a Senior Occupational Therapist to join their Independent Living department and provide strategic interventions to enable their customers to retain their independence and remain within their preferred living environments.

Their Occupational Therapist is well established and respected both in the organisation and with our partnering housing colleagues with a proven track record for meeting complex housing needs, making best use of adapted housing stock and recommending great adaptation design.

Managing a caseload of complex cases, you will use evidence-based principles to assess our customer’s housing needs, recommend equipment and adaptations and advise on re-housing.

What they’re looking for:
A Diploma / Degree in OT along with registration with HCPC

Experience of working  in housing or Community Occupational Therapy teams delivering adaptations

Experience of staff management and recruitment

Knowledge of OT models of practice and of the OT process including DFGs

Strong Basic knowledge of current best practice in OT

Clinical experience and knowledge of disability and its physical and psychological impact on housing

Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of clinical conditions including neurological, orthopaedic, surgical and mental health

Commitment to patient-centred, non-discriminatory practice

Due to the nature of the role, you must be able to travel effectively and efficiently to their sites.

What they offer:
Competitive salary

25 days holiday rising to 30 after five year’s service

Aviva Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution

Cash allowance/essential Car user allowances where specified

Up to 3 paid professional subscriptions

Excellent training and development opportunities

Free life assurance

Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Health cash-plan including employee assistance

Regular bonus points from our GUS Intranet, which lead to vouchers

Free parking at all our offices

Discounted cinema tickets

If you are like-minded in wanting to help shape the future of housing through the delivery of quality services to their customers, great at your job and with a ‘can-do’ attitude, they want to hear from you.

You are just one click away from starting your journey with them …

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