Occupational Therapist

Leyton, London (Greater)
£35,000 + Benefits
03 Feb 2019
17 Feb 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

The Role
At Metropolitan Thames Valley we have been very busy and successful in securing the opportunity to provide services to YOUR local community and we are on the hunt for some fresh talent to join our team and be instrumental in our success.

You will be responsible for carrying out individual clinical assessments to determine the need for any adaptations which are necessary and appropriate to meet the needs of the disabled customer. You will also need to develop design briefs for adaptations, liaising as necessary with the HIA`s Adaptations Surveyors, contractors, regulatory authorities and the local authority. You will need to carry out post work inspections ensuring that all adaptations have been completed satisfactorily and meet the client`s needs, that any necessary risk assessments have been carried out and that clients have been appropriately advised about the safe use of any equipment.

This is a full time role of which 2.5 days are funded on a permanent basis and 2.5 days are funded for 12 months with the possibility to be extended.

About You
As you will be responsible for your own workload experience is essential. You will require a degree or post graduate diploma in Occupational Therapy together with current registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

In addition you will have comprehensive knowledge of health and safety issues relating to the support of disabled people and the safe undertaking of works in a domestic environment, including an understanding of Part M of the Building Regulations gained from extensive practical working experience.

For the full job profile please call the recruitment team on 020 35354553

What`s in it for you?
An opportunity to work for a leading housing organisation that is able to offer you a career and support your development. Everyone that joins has an individual learning pathway that supports you in your personal development including completing your care certificate. If you have the passion to learn we can encourage it. We know this will empower you to better support customers to be independent.

In addition to this we know people are the centre of everything we do so need to be looked after. So we support your wellbeing including offering generous holidays of 28 days a year plus bank holiday, discounts with a number of retailers, access to financial advice apps plus much more.
Metropolitan are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. All employment decisions at Metropolitan are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

It should be noted that the successful applicant will need to be subject to a background enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

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