Occupational Therapist

Warwickshire County Council
Warwickshire County Wide
£33,945.00-£39,186.00 pro rata per annum. Salary will be dependant on qualification and experience.
Closing date
8 Jan 2024

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Job Summary 


Warwickshire Reablement Service is pleased to announce that we are looking for motivated Occupational Therapists to join Warwickshire’s Reablement team. 


Whether you are newly qualified, new to Adult Social Care or are returning to practice we have an opportunity for you. 


Why Warwickshire Reablement Service?


The Warwickshire Reablement Service is a well-established team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Reablement Officers, Reablement Supervisors, Reablement Assistants and Social Care Practitioners, who have provided years of interventions for Warwickshire Reablement customers and support them to achieve the best outcomes going through their Reablement journey using a strength based, person centred approach. The strength-based approach supports customers, carers, families and communities to build on their strengths. 


Reablement focuses on promoting independence by supporting customers to do as much as possible for themselves both physically and psychologically. We do this by supporting customers to continue living in their own home, preventing admissions into hospital or residential settings, and facilitating timely discharges home. 


We believe that by supporting customers to identify and achieve their personal goals and outcomes, and by embedding personalisation, customers will have choice and control over how their support will be delivered, this also has a positive impact on health and well-being. 


Main duties of the Job 


You will be working within the service to respond preventatively to referrals for Social Care and support and will use Occupational Therapy interventions and a strengths-based approach to enable adults and older adults to remain in their own homes with the optimum level of independence, and to enable / support customers to achieve their desired outcomes. 


You will provide professional support and guidance to the team, using knowledge and expertise within legislative framework and Warwickshire County Council policies and procedures. You will manage a designated mixed case load including complex and challenging cases, assess referrals, monitor the effectiveness of Occupational Therapy to meet the identified needs of the adult and work collaboratively with individuals, carers, families, colleagues and other agencies. You will receive professional support from an Occupational Therapy Team Leader. 


Having good time management and organisational skills is required; being solutions focussed flexible in your approach, willing to travel Warwickshire wide as needed, as well as having experience of handling confidential information with tact and discretion. 


Warwickshire Reablement Services offer to you 


We offer many opportunities for you to progress your Occupational Therapy career within Warwickshire County Council. We are looking for Occupational Therapists to join our friendly team. We want you to share your expertise and knowledge an make a difference to the lives of Warwickshire customers. In return we will support your development of professional skills, encourage you to seek out opportunities and provide opportunities to expand your skills, develop new skills and progress your career.   


Work life balance is important to us, so we offer hybrid working and work shift patterns of 9 am – 5 pm and 12 pm – 8 pm on a rota basis to support you in meeting the needs of the service and to maintain a good work life balance. 


We work 1 Saturday every 7 weeks and offer a day off in the week to for this. We work bank holidays on a rota basis to which enhancements and alternative day's holiday are granted.  

Mileage allowance is 45 pence per mile for your travel. 


We support our staff with robust supervisions, annual appraisals and CPD sessions. 


Payment of HCPC registration fees will be met by Warwickshire County Council. 


About Us 


Warwickshire County Council is a top performing two tier authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. If you can match our ambition to drive Warwickshire County Council forward, we would like to hear from you. 


For the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click on the link below:


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For an informal chat about the role, please contact Laura Vernon by emailing lauravernon@warwickshire.gov.uk


These are the benefits we offer including agile working, enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, and a generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas.


Additional Information


Closing Date:              8th January 2024

Interview Date: W/C 22nd January 2024



The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.


Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 


If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.


You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more



As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


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01926 41 8125
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