Occupational Therapist

Leyton, London (Greater)
£35,000 + Benefits
29 Apr 2019
29 May 2019
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

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.

The Role:
As an Occupational Therapist 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.

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.

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.

About Us:
Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England.

How we reward you:
Our staff are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:
- A unique benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual.
-The opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Health and Wellbeing Programme.
- Employee Assistance.
- Discounts with multiple retailers and many more.
- An impressive Pension Scheme.
- 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!

Our promise:
All employment decisions at MTVH 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.

"We 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

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

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