Housing Occupational Therapy Assistant
The Housing Occupational Therapy team support the assessment of customers with physical and/or mental health needs and recommend housing based solutions which maximise independence and promote wellbeing.
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: Grade 6
Location: Harbour Buildings, Brierley Hill
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a housing or health/disability background to develop their skills in this unique team. The Housing Occupational Therapy (OT) Team provide a service to people with both physical and mental health need and this OT Assistant role includes completing assessments based on information provided, by phone with the customer and/or supporting professionals, thorough virtual or home visits. Assessment of empty properties, attending viewings and assessing for provision of equipment and adaptations are an integral part of the role and you will be supported by and provide support for our Occupational Therapists as well as our Business Support Team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Housing and how individual solutions can meet health and disability needs to improve wellbeing and independence.
For further information or an informal chat please contact Cheryl Coe, Team Manager, Housing Occupational Therapy on 01384 814284 or via e-mail: Cheryl.firstname.lastname@example.org
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and vulnerable adults; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.
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