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Clinical Expert - Occupational Therapy

Employer
Home Group
Location
London (Farringdon Road)
Salary
£50,000 - £59,999
Closing date
21 Nov 2021

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Function
Community and Customer Services, Care and support
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Expert ? Occupational Therapist

Permanent

Full Time (37.5 hpw)

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum (plus mileage for travel)

Hybrid working: National role with regular travel.  Can be based from any of our national regional offices and working from home.

Brilliant outcomes through integrated health, housing and care. That?s when it hits home.

Be part of something brilliant at Home Group, where clinical interventions work hand in hand with daily care and support. We?re delivering brilliant long-term outcomes for people who have complex support needs through integrating health, housing and care.  

As our clinical expert and central lead for our Occupational Therapists across Home Group, this is a unique and exciting opportunity to make your mark ensuring that all practice is provided within legal, professional and ethical boundaries and enables brilliant outcomes for our customers. 

As senior leader, you?ll guide and clinically supervise our OT?s who are based across the UK, overseeing practice, interventions and managing any clinical risks.  This is a fantastic role where you can really influence national service design and delivery, shaping and extending the boundaries of excellence in our OT practice, working in collaboration with Lindsay, our Head of Clinical Practice.

An expert in your field, you?ll coach and upskill our clinical and operational teams through expert OT advice, training, clinical supervision and reflective practice to enhance their delivery of care.  You?ll also be our lead for escalations, ensuring interventions support all practitioners and enable our teams to provide person centred care for our customers.  We support our customers who have a wide range of complex needs including learning disabilities, autism, a diagnosis of mental health conditions, personality disorders, communication differences, alongside ongoing physical health conditions.  They may also have a forensic background and support needs related to their behaviour.

Want to know more?

If you?re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the apply now button to access lots of useful stuff! You?ll be able to find out more about the role in our Clinical Practice Expert - OT Job Description and about us in our candidate pack. We?ve also got some short films that show you what it?s like to work here, and we know you?ll want to find out more about our benefits and rewards package!

If you would prefer to have a chat about the role before applying, contact Lindsay, our Head of Clinical Practice at Lindsay.courtney@homegroup.org.uk

About you

It goes without saying that you?ll be an experienced specialist in Occupational Therapy and an expert practitioner, holding relevant professional qualifications and registration with HCPA.  With extensive experience and knowledge in contemporary OT practice, you?ll will have worked with a wide variety of customers across the full range of clinical severity, including customers with complex support needs. 

You?ll have a brilliant background in providing clinical supervision and unleashing the potential of colleagues through your clinical advice, support and training.  You?ll also bring service design experience, successfully transitioning new practice into local service delivery.  

An Enhanced Disclosure Check will be required for this role. The great news is that we'll pay for this to be done if you don't have a transferable one.    

Where you?ll work

The role will involve regular national travel so you must be willing to travel and work from our different services and offices, with hybrid working from home too!  We have services across the UK including Leeds, Hull, Kent, Swindon, Birmingham, St Albans and growing this year in Norfolk and Surrey.  With more locations over the coming year. We?ll therefore need you have a current driving licence and access to a vehicle.   

You?ll participate in our on-call system as a senior point of escalation, on a rotation.

An Enhanced Disclosure Check will be required for this role. The great news is that we'll pay for this to be done if you don't have a transferable one

A bit about us

We?re one of the UK?s biggest providers of high-quality housing and care and support services.  We have a wealth of expertise in delivering a wide range of specialist and support services to people with complex health and social care needs.  Did we also mention, we?re 7^th in the UK?s Best Super Large Places to Work, 18^th in Stonewall?s Top 100 employers and winners of the 2019 Skills for Care Accolades for Best Employer Support for Registered Managers! 

How we?ll support you

It?s our unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child?s school play, your partner?s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take the time off when you need it.  Through our brilliant learning pathways, we?ll support you with your own continual professional development (will pay for your relevant professional membership fees too) with regular clinical supervision and reflective practice.

The job for you?

Great, all you need to do now is upload your CV and covering letter.  Easy as that!

Be unique!

Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So, whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

#OTJobs #OccupationalTherapy #socialcare

Company

There’s never been a more exciting time to join us, as we build and sell over 10,000 new homes across the UK.  From affordable housing to our brilliant private sale brand Persona, we’re shaking up the new build market.  You’ll have the opportunity to work on everything from affordable homes to luxury apartments and build the career you want with us. 

As one of the UK’s largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for affordable rent.  We also provide long term integrated health and social care housing.  We don’t just build houses, we build homes and develop vibrant communities where people want to live. 

What keeps us busy?

We’re building homes, independence and aspirations and according to our trophy cabinet we’re pretty good at it! 

We’re winners of the 2018 UK Housing Awards Development Programme of the Year, Silver Best House at the What House Awards 2018, and RESI Landlord of the Year 2016.  We’re constantly challenging the status quo, delivering unparalleled schemes and ground-breaking products.  We pride ourselves on building happier, healthy homes, putting space and people before profits.

Oh and did we mentioned that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to work, and 17th in Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2019?    

We’re growing

As we’re building new homes, we’re growing our team too so there are lots of opportunities for you to join us across the UK.  So whether you’re acquiring land, designing places, delivering schemes, selling homes or regenerating neighbourhoods.  You’ll be working alongside brilliant people to unlock bold opportunities, exciting new partnerships and collaborative projects across the UK. 

Join us

You can find out more about us and our current vacancies on our website at www.homegroup.org.uk/careers or on our Facebook and Linkedin pages.    

High-flying career, work life balance, brilliant benefits and a cherry on top!  There are so many reasons you’ll love working at Home Group.  https://youtu.be/624xZO1nXqY

 

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Website:
Location
2 Gosforth Park Way
Gosforth Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE12 8ET
United Kingdom
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