Nationally Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation and we are looking for the right people to join us.
37.0 Hours per Week
Fixed term contract - 12 months
In Warwickshire we put our people first – our customers, carers and our staff. We value and develop our workforce to ensure staff can provide the best care and protection possible for the people of Warwickshire.
The benefits of working for Warwickshire • Full induction • Regular supervision • Training opportunities • Childcare voucher scheme • Excellent local government pension scheme • Mobile and flexible working • Full and part time working hours.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Occupational Therapist to join our Learning Disability Service within Warwickshire. The team is currently based in Warwick and Bedworth and consists of Social Care Practitioners, Social Workers, Occupational Therapist and an Occupational Therapy Assistant.
As one of our Occupational Therapists, you’ll be working in a multi-agency environment and undertake assessment needs as directed by the Senior Occupational Therapist.
You will be flexible, innovative and have an up to date knowledge and experience of legislation and policies in the social care arena. Travelling across county you’ll be managing a caseload of individuals with a wide range of needs; including people with Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with physical disabilities, mental health; carers and their families and other.
You will be helping to carry out functional, risk and standardised assessments; developing support plans with customers and carers; and helping the wider team as necessary. You’ll be responsible for prescribing assistive technology, equipment and minor adaptations and provide effective OT interventions to support people to remain as independent as possible and meet their assessed outcomes.
As a strong team player, you will be required to contribute to the development and promotion of the Learning Disability Service.
This organisation is 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.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Kirsty Rogers, Senior Occupational Therapy 07721236449 firstname.lastname@example.org OR Becky Thompson 07721236449 / email@example.com
Closing Date: 23rd November 2018
Interview Date: 6th December 2018
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Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.
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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.
Job Description and Person Specification