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Occupational Therapist

Warwickshire County Council
£33,945.00-£36,648.00 per annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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About the Team:


Nationally, Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation, and we are looking for the right person to join us. In Warwickshire we put our customers, carers and our staff, first. We value and develop our workforce to ensure staff can provide the best care and protection for the people of Warwickshire. The benefits of working for Warwickshire will be that you will have a • Full induction • Regular supervision • Training opportunities • Childcare voucher scheme • Excellent local government pension scheme • Mobile and flexible working • Full-time working hours.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Occupational Therapist to join our Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES).  The team are base either Warwickshire’s bases either at Warwick or Bedworth WCC, however you will be expected to work at the ICES depot when required.  The team is small and supportive.  It consists of Occupational Therapists and a Team Manager with flexible working means working from the office, the depot and home.


The post is a full time (37 hours per week) permanent position. Current business requirements are working Monday - Friday.


About the Role and Key Requirements 


As an Occupational Therapist in the Integrated Community Equipment Team you will be joining an exciting, forward thinking and collaborative service at the forefront of the prevention and early intervention agenda for Warwickshire County Council District / Borough Councils and discharge pathway with Health.  You will use your OT skills, creativity to contribute towards improving the services.


The main purpose of this role is to support and maintain safe practice and services for Warwickshire residents, health and social care colleagues and service providers.  To develop and deliver training to maintain high standards of practice.


The role requires the successful candidate to be able to clearly and concisely communicate.  This is so that can maintain positive links with providers and engage with relevant groups.

You will be expected to work autonomously, have excellent organisational skills and be adaptable to new ways of working.  You will need to be able to work flexibly according to the needs of the service, work at a fast pace and be dynamic.


For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification;


Occupational Therapist


Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 


Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!  


At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  


Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 


Additional Information 


Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 


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.  


To discuss the role please contact Lauren Taylor 07824 606 739



Closing date:          15th July 2024

Interview date:   1st August 2024


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 and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. 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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