Housing OT Assistant

Harbour Buildings, Waterfront West, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1LN
£21074 to £23111 per annum
30 Jul 2018
15 Aug 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

We are looking to appoint 3 full-time Housing Occupational Therapy Assistants to support the development of our service and require new team members who are keen to be involved in providing innovative housing services to people in the Dudley borough.

Hours: 37 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity, to suit applicants who have a background in assessing housing , health or disability needs who are interested in utilising their skills within a supportive housing team and providing first class customer service.

The ideal candidates will have excellent knowledge of housing options and support services, to enable joint working with housing teams in the assessment and delivery of adaptations and/or re-housing solutions

Main duties include:

• To provide a professional front line customer response service, handling telephone calls and written communication from customers and their representatives with confidence and sensitivity, communicating effectively at all levels, using own initiative to resolve queries that are presented.
• To seek to resolve disability needs with equipment, support and referral to alternative services where this is appropriate
• To make recommendations as to the level of medical priority for re-housing based on an assessment of need relating to the applicants current property and taking account of other housing options or services that may be appropriate
• Must be educated to 'A' level standard or equivalent
• Be able to demonstrate a high level of relevant IT skills including Microsoft Office and specialist databases

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Cheryl Coe, Housing OT Team Manager on 01384 814284 or e-mail cheryl.coe@dudley.gov.uk

NB.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date should a large number of applications be received


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