|Posting date:||18 May 2019|
|Salary:||£26,999 to £33,799 per year|
|Closing date:||17 June 2019|
|Location:||Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9BF|
Salary: from (April 2019) £26,999 to £33,799 (dependent upon skills and experience)
Company Car or Mileage Allowance and paid HCPC Registration Fees!
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Start your career journey with Serco!
At Serco we are looking for talented individuals who we can grow and develop to become our next generation of highly skilled employees who can lead and inspire our workforce.
We are currently seeking to employ a number of either newly qualified or experienced Occupational Therapists to join our busy Social Care Access team in Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead.
About the Role:
As the successful Occupational Therapist you will provide assessment and recommendation in regard to major/minor adaptation, Disabled Facilities Grants, moving and handling, as well as specialist equipment. You will work in close partnership without colleagues in Hertfordshire County Council, NHS and local housing authorities across Hertfordshire.
You will receive monthly work allocation and will need to make contact with individuals and their families to arrange assessment appointments. You will be required to assess people in their own homes, prepare written reports of the assessment, identify needs, plan, agree outcomes and take action to implement interventions. As a Housing Solutions resources much of our work is around adaptation to property or alternatively support and assisting local housing authorities in regard to identify and assessing suitability of alternative accommodation more suited to long-term needs.
Due to the need for flexibility in the role we can offer flexible working whilst covering core hours.
You can be a newly qualified OT or come from an experienced OT background and will need to be registered with the College of Occupational Therapists and HCPC. The role requires you to be mobile and as such you will need to hold a driving licence that enables you to drive in the UK.
Training & Development:
Whether newly qualified or an experienced OT, there are clear progression and mentoring schemes in place which will help provide the opportunity to progress to Senior OT or Advanced Practitioner roles. We encourage our OTs to take students and also to mentor unqualified staff providing support and learning to others whilst developing your learning and experience. There are many training opportunities to refresh and expand your knowledge. Some of the available courses include single handed care training, safeguarding, moving and handling, mental capacity, plans and drawings for housing adaptation. Further the opportunity to attend OT forums and workshops, and for newly qualified OTs a post graduate group.
Benefits and more......
Our success is a reflection of our people and that is why it’s important that we reward our employees, to say thank you for the commitment to Serco. One of the ways we do this is by providing a wide range of core and voluntary employee benefits to help employees do more with their money.
With this role you will have a competitive salary indicative of your experience, access to a company car or mileage allowance, paid HCPC fees, 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 30 after 2 years service), a competitive pension scheme (matched up to 6%) and as a valued employee you will have access to a world of exclusive discounts and privileges including Childcare vouchers, Cycle to Work scheme, Mobile Phone discounts, Merlin Attractions and more!
If you would like to become a member of this award winning team, helping us to continue providing excellent customer service and be a part of future developments planned for the Social Care Access Service then please apply now!