Housing Occupational Therapist

Location: Solihull  |  West Midlands  |  England
Sector: Health Care
Consultant: Sam Boggis
Job Reference: 42470
Salary: £25 - £25
Job Status: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care are looking for a temporary Housing Occupational Therapist to work with Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. This role is initially for a 6 week period and is paying £25.00 per hour via an umbrella company.

The role:

SMBC would like to secure a locum Housing Occupational Therapist to be based with their Arms Length Management Organisation Housing Provider, Solihull Community Housing (SCH) to assist with screening and recommending housing placements within the Borough for an initial 6 week placement which may be extended in 2020, subject to demand evaluation.

The successful candidate will be HCPC registered and possess a valid Occupational Therapy professional qualification to enable them to practice in the UK and ideally have Housing Occupational Therapy experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To make individual home visits to assess service users’ needs in accordance with current legisaltion and anti discriminatory practice, promoting self directed support and esnuring demonstratable outcomes.
  • To take and act upon new referrals.
  • Discuss with people the outcomes of their assessment, identifying the choices and options to meet their needs and to maximise their independence, ensuring at all itme that value for money is achieved.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Experience: 2+ years working as an OT in the UK.
  • Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

Established in 2011, Seven Social Care is a leading provider of social care professionals to county councils, charities, hospitals, care homes and private organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of social care; including Children and Adults, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Community, Support Work and everything in between.

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