Occupational Therapist

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£29,577 - £32,234
Posted
25 Mar 2021
Closes
12 Apr 2021
Job Ref
RA0002100
Job Type
Social care
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

About Us

Nationally, Warwickshire’s social care has a good reputation and we are looking for the right people to join us. 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.

 

We are seeking an experienced, 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 Therapists and an Occupational Therapy Assistant. Our team are currently all home-based due to current restrictions.

The Role

 

As one of our Occupational Therapists, you’ll be working in a multi-agency environment and undertake assessment 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 conditions; carers and their families.

 

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, identify strengths 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.

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification

Additional Information

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 about the role please contact Jayne Clarke, Senior Occupational Therapist: jayneclarke@warwickshire.gov.uk  / 01926 476699 or Becky Thompson, Operations Manager at beckythompson@warwickshire.gov.uk  / 07880 306102.

Closing Date:  12th April 2021

 

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be 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 demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means 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. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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