Housing and Health Occupational Therapist
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SC/21/147360
  • Published: Thu 01/04/2021, 14:10 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £37,638 - £43,659
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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Housing and Health Occupational Therapist

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our multi-disciplinary service. The main purpose of the role is to provide timely, accurate and supportive housing and health assessment services for residents who apply to our housing register and households who approach under the homelessness legislation. The post holder will assess residents to provide appropriate recommendations and support interventions including any specific equipment and/or adaptation provision required. You will ensure that social housing or homelessness in full accordance of relevant legislation, codes of guidance, the housing allocations scheme and in-house policies and procedures in order to provide a fair response as well as at the same time protecting the Council’s interests.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

About you

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

The successful candidate should have prior experience of working in a similar multi-disciplinary team setting and will process the ability to make appropriate assessments based on recommendations on all activities a resident undertakes throughout the course of their day. You will look at alternative methods, techniques and strategies for coping with functional deficits as well as making suggested alterations to resident’s homes. Experience of working in a hospital setting would be desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate must hold a recognised qualification (Degree or Diploma) in Occupational Therapy and be registered with the Health Professions Council (HCPC). You will be experienced in managing a dynamic and diverse caseload and operate as efficiently as possible, striving for continuous improvement.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG


How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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