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Senior Housing Occupational Therapist
Location: west midlands
Date: 19 Feb 2020
BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Housing Occupational Therapist in a temp position for our client. The successful candidate will be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.
We require a Senior Occupational Therapist with experience in assessing housing needs in connection with moving home or adaptations. To take a lead role in providing housing occupational therapy assessment and advice to meet the needs of people with complex disability and health needs. To meet the requirements of the HCPC for continued registration as an occupational therapist. To respond to requests for assessment in relation to adaptations, re-housing, housing management and repairs, in respect of applicants/tenant’s complex health or disability needs. To seek to resolve needs with equipment, support and referral to alternative services where this is appropriate. Ensure any equipment provided is fitted and reviewed in accordance with assessed need, delegating to other team members in accordance with their competencies where applicable. To make recommendations as to the level of medical priority for re-housing based on an assessment of need relating to the applicant’s current property and taking account of other housing options or services that may be appropriate.
- Degree in occupational therapy
- Diploma in occupational therapy
- Proven knowledge and experience relating to housing
- Right to Work documents
- National Insurance
- Proof of Address
- BBS Application