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Occupational Therapist

  • Employer
    South Tyneside Homes
    Within Borough of South Tyneside
    Closing date
    Noon on 03 December 2021
    Band 8 - £30,451 to £32,234 pa
    Strategic group
    South Tyneside Homes
    Office ID

We have an exciting opportunity within our Housing Solutions Service for an experienced and highly motivated Occupational Therapist. This role is critical to ensure the Housing Solutions Service consistently deliver a high-quality service and invaluable support to our customers into much needed positive and sustainable tenancies.

You will be working as part of the Housing Solutions Team to deliver a personalised bespoke assessment, intervention and advice service for a range of customer needs. This role also entails matching customers to pre-adapted properties, consideration to provision of adaptations, aids and thinking outside of the box to promote sustainable accommodation and enabling our customers to live independently.

You will be responsible to the Health and Housing Manager - providing excellent customer service and delivering services in line with STH policy & procedures and all current legislation.

What we're looking for

You should hold a relevant Occupational Therapy qualification and HCPC registration with experience of working with a range of complex health needs, the ability to make sound recommendations within timely and accurate written reports and providing value for money.

You should have experience of effectively dealing with customer's enquiries and handling difficult situations, hold a full driving license and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in pressurised situations.

For an informal discussion please contact Sam Chambers, Health and Housing Support Manager on 0300 123 6633.

If you are interested by what you have read and meet our criteria we would welcome an application form from you in the form of a CV and covering statement (no more than 2 A4 sides) detailing your suitability for the post. You must also complete the E&D information form.

Closing date: noon on Friday 3rd December 2021. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Please may we ask you to submit your Application form via email to where possible? We apologise but due to the circumstances there may be unavoidable delays in the receipt and processing of posted Application forms.

This post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to be carried out - form at the bottom of the advert.

Diversity is about meeting the needs of a broader range of people so that no one is excluded because they have different needs, different expectations, or because they need to access services in different ways.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any specific requirements during the application process.

E&D Form E & D Form38.22KB