Occupational Therapist

Location
Warwickshire
Salary
SCP J £29.577-£32,234 (pro rata)
Posted
31 Dec 2020
Closes
14 Jan 2021
Job Ref
RA0001853
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time
Hours
Part-Time

Occupational Therapist

Permanent

Part Time 18.5 hours

Salary: £29,577-£32,234 (pro rata)

Primary Location: Saltisford Office Park, Warwick OR Kings House, Bedworth

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a HCPC registered Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our team.

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.

 

About the Team and role:

The Occupational Therapy Personalisation & Integrated Community Equipment (ICE) Team is an exciting, forward thinking, professional and collaborative team that provides high quality services to Warwickshire customers. We are a friendly and supportive team and provide regular supervision and CPD opportunities as well as specialist training and mobile & flexible working.

The role includes the use of different assessment methods to triage and assess Blue Badge applications while considering The Department for Transport (DfT) criteria.

Assessments are desk-based via telephone, interpreting & analysing video and/or face to face.

 

Skills & experience:

To be successful you will need to have excellent observation, communication and accurate recording skills. You will need to work well within a team and be extremely organised. You also need to be able to work autonomously with decision making when under pressure. We are looking for an OT who is forward thinking, uses evidence-based practice and has a keen interest in improving services.

For further details please see the attached job description on the WCC Jobs page.

Additional Information:

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

 

For further information or to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Lauren Taylor, Senior Occupational Therapist, LaurenTaylor@warwickshire.gov.uk or 07824 606 739

 

Closing date: 14th January 2021

Interviews: 27th January 2021

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. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. 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 is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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