Reference: RA0005945
Description: 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, a job share would be considered, if the candidates can meet the requirements of the service.

About the Roleand 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 feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. 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: Monday 6th May 2024
Interview date:Wednesday 22nd May 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 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 employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore

Region: Warwick
Location: Warwick
Salary: *GBP*33,945.00-*GBP*36,648.00 per annum
Package: Full time, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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