Help for Heroes

Help for Heroes – Community Occupational Therapist (South England)


Salary: Up to £36,841
Location: Remote
This is a permanent, full time vacancy that will close on 10 November.

The Vacancy

At Help for Heroes, we believe those who serve our country deserve support when they are wounded. Every day, men and women have to leave their career in the Armed Forces as a result of physical or psychological wounds; their lives changed forever. We help them, and those still serving, to recover and get on with their lives. We give them physical, psychological, financial and welfare support for as long as they need it. We also support their families, because they too can be affected by their loved one’s wounds.

We receive almost no funding from the Government, which means we rely on the spirit and generosity of the great British public, our partners and volunteers to keep going. Rest assured, we continue to put pressure on the Government to do more.

So far, with your help, we have supported more than 25,000 people, but we know that many more still need us. We won’t stop until every wounded veteran gets the support they deserve.

We have an incredible opportunity for a Community Occupational Therapist to join our team. Please see below for more information on what just might be your future role.

About You

Help For Heroes are looking for a highly skilled, professional and experienced Occupational Therapist to join our expanding clinical team. Are you a committed, flexible OT with a minimum of 2 years of post graduate experience looking to expand your skills and have the opportunity to work with military veterans? If you have the ability to work independently but still enjoy having the support of a team, you could contribute your skills and experience to improve our beneficiaries’ quality of life. Are you happy to embrace a flexible work pattern as the position will involve frequent travel to meet beneficiaries in their own homes and communities which may require some overnight stays? If you have experience of delivering Occupational Therapy in both physical and mental health conditions then your holistic approach will help improve our beneficiaries’ lives. Sleep difficulties and sensory needs are a large part of the role to enable our beneficiaries to live as they want to so experience in these areas would be beneficial.

About the Role

You will have the opportunity to work in the homes and local communities of our beneficiaries and be able to support them with physical and mental health needs that are creating barriers to meaningful occupation. By carrying your own defined caseload, you will be able to identify barriers that are affecting our veterans’ ability to be as independent as possible and live the life they want to live. You will be assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating Occupational Therapy interventions for those who have served our country and improving the quality of life of our Heroes. You will have the opportunity to be creative in your solutions and the community setting will allow you to address these needs in the best environment for the beneficiary. This role would be ideal for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career and is keen to be at the forefront of evidence based practice in a supportive team.

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