Reference: RA0004482

Warwickshire Reablement Occupational Therapists
About Us:

Adult Social Care and Support

Warwickshire County Council is pleased to announce that we are looking for Occupational Therapist’s to join Warwickshire’s Reablement team. We are a well-established team of Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Reablement Officers, Reablement Supervisors, Reablement Assistants and Social Care Practitioners, who have provided years of interventions for Warwickshire Reablement customers and aim to achieve the best outcomes going through their Reablement journey.
Reablement focuses on promoting independence by supporting customers to do as much as possible for themselves both physically and psychologically. We do this by supporting customers to continue living in their own home, preventing admissions into hospital or residential settings, and facilitating timely discharges home.
We believe that by supporting customers to identify and achieve their personal goals and outcomes, and by embedding personalisation, customers will have choice and control over how their support will be delivered, this will have a positive impact on health and well-being.

The Role:
Reablement Occupational Therapist’s complete comprehensive assessments with customers who are struggling to manage activities of daily living in their homes or who have returned home from hospital following a period of ill health. Reablement customers have the opportunity to work on outcomes that are important to them.
You will be working within the service to respond preventatively to referrals for Social Care and support and will use Occupational Therapy interventions and a strengths-based approach to enable adults and older adults to remain in their own homes with the optimum level of independence, and to enable / support customers to achieve their desired outcomes.
You will provide professional support and guidance to the team, using knowledge and expertise for complex cases. You will receive professional support from a Senior Occupational Therapist. You will work within the requirements of the care Act 2014, HCPC codes of practice and other legislation and guidance.

Key Requirements:
To be successful in this role you will have experience of working with a range of people with different needs promoting independence. It is desirable for the Occupational Therapist to have previous knowledge and experience in moving and handling risk assessments and developing Reablement outcome plans.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team as well as on your own initiative is vital to this fast-paced role. Having good time management/organisation skills is required; being solutions focussed flexible in your approach, willing to travel across the county as needed, as well as having experience of handling confidential information with tact and discretion.

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Additional Information:

Full time positions, part time hours considered. X2 posts: one Kings House (Bedworth)and one Heathcote house (Leamington Spa)

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

The post requires you to work a shift pattern of 9 am – 5 pm and 12 pm – 8 pm Mondays to Fridays on a rota basis, including one Saturday in every 7 weeks. There will also be requirement to work bank holidays on a rota basis.

For further information about this role please contact Warwickshire Reablement Therapy Team Lead; Naz Khan at nazkhan@warwickshire.gov.uk or on 02476754020.

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 onhrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukincluding 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 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 contacthrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.ukand we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce.Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. Seemore.

Region: Nuneaton and Bedworth
Location: Bedworth
Salary: *GBP*32,020.00 to *GBP*34,723.00
Package: Full time, Permanent
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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