Simon qualified as an occupational therapist in 2013 and has experience working with clients with a range of complex disabilities and neurological conditions in the NHS, private, and charitable sectors. Since qualifying, Simon has worked within a multidisciplinary clinical team and lectures for a national specialist non-profit organisation, gaining teaching and training experience to a postgraduate level.
He has completed additional post graduate training in Sensory Attachment and Sensory Integration Therapy to Advanced Practitioner level, and has been involved in associated research projects.
Simon works as an Case Manager at WCM and holds a varied caseload of clients living with complex disabilities, in often difficult family and social settings, and is accomplished at working with challenging and non-compliant clients.
He has vast experience in supporting clients engaged with social services and navigating the benefit system, and is highly skilled in identifying, justifying and recommending care and support provision for each individual’s clinical needs and functional abilities.
Simon has invaluable experience in making recommendations for equipment and home adaptations and providing positive risk assessments. He has excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to build a positive rapport with clients, families and support workers whilst working under pressure and using his strong problem solving skills. Simon is also experienced in the provision of supervision and staff development.
- Holistic, client-centred approach
- Private, statutory and voluntary sectors
- Good knowledge of housing associations and Health and Social Services
- Excellent assessment and report writing skills