Overview

Salary: 27,741 – 28,672

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role

Hours:

1x 37 hours Carlisle

1x 37 hours West Cumbria

1x 37 hours Barrow

Contract Details: Permanent 

Following an exciting and ambitious programme of change within Adult Social Care, we are currently in the implementation phase of our new service and are looking for Newly Qualified Occupational Therapists who are either about to or have recently graduated to join our team to help us achieve our ambitions for the future.   We are looking for applicants who have also had some experience which can include voluntary work within an Adults Services setting.

We recognise that our workforce are best placed to design and embed new ways of working to achieve a modern social care service able to deliver the best outcomes for the people of Cumbria within a financially sustainable envelope. We have invested in additional posts:

– To work in a team to undertake strengths-based assessments and deliver appropriate person centred support and outcomes for people in Cumbria with care and support needs.

– To work in ways that promote independence, recognise potential for change, and through excellent practice, enable people to maximise their strengths

– To actively promote the work of Cumbria County Council internally and externally, on the development and delivery of continuously improving modern and competitive services for the people of Cumbria.

  

Long Term Assessment and Review Service

This team will support people, aged 18+, who are living in the community and have been identified as having longer term care and support needs. The service will work across health, social care and third sector organisations with a primary focus upon ensuring that all support plans:

– Include robust contingency plans that promote personal resilience to manage temporary changes in need or circumstance

– Demonstrate how people will meet their needs and aspirations from a range of sources, including friends, family, third sector, the community, equipment or assistive technology, as well as support services

  

Our vision for Adult Social Care is a place where people want to come and work, a workforce who feel supported, empowered and valued for the great work they do; and to develop ways of working that promote greater independence, ensure best value for money whilst putting our customers at the heart of everything we do. 

Interview Details

If you are interested in what you have read please register your interest at the earliest opportunity by completing our short application form and attaching your CV through the link below.

Interview dates will be confirmed in due course and will take the form of an Assessment Day

  

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced vetting check 

What we can offer you

 Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

– Flexible working opportunities

– Competitive rates of pay

– Relocation Package (up to GBP 8 000)

– Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution

– Supportive working environment

– Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

– Maternity paternity adoption and parental leave

– Sickness pay

– A strong training programme with plenty of opportunities for continuing professional development

– Career Progression Pathways

– Regular Reflective Supervision

– Strong Partnerships with Leading Social Work Practice Educators and research with Lancaster University

– Cycle to work scheme

– Various perks and discounts scheme including money off your phone contract and local gyms

  

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced vetting check

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Salary: 27,741 – 28,672

The advertised salary includes a supplement (JWC) to the base grade of the post. JWC supplements are conditional on the physical demands and /or working conditions of the role

Hours:

1x 37 hours Carlisle

1x 37 hours West Cumbria

1x 37 hours Barrow

Contract Details: Permanent 

Following an exciting and ambitious programme of change within Adult Social Care, we are currently in the implementation phase of our new service and are looking for Newly Qualified Occupational Therapists who are either about to or have recently graduated to join our team to help us achieve our ambitions for the future.   We are looking for applicants who have also had some experience which can include voluntary work within an Adults Services setting.

We recognise that our workforce are best placed to design and embed new ways of working to achieve a modern social care service able to deliver the best outcomes for the people of Cumbria within a financially sustainable envelope. We have invested in additional posts:

– To work in a team to undertake strengths-based assessments and deliver appropriate person centred support and outcomes for people in Cumbria with care and support needs.

– To work in ways that promote independence, recognise potential for change, and through excellent practice, enable people to maximise their strengths

– To actively promote the work of Cumbria County Council internally and externally, on the development and delivery of continuously improving modern and competitive services for the people of Cumbria.

  

Long Term Assessment and Review Service

This team will support people, aged 18+, who are living in the community and have been identified as having longer term care and support needs. The service will work across health, social care and third sector organisations with a primary focus upon ensuring that all support plans:

– Include robust contingency plans that promote personal resilience to manage temporary changes in need or circumstance

– Demonstrate how people will meet their needs and aspirations from a range of sources, including friends, family, third sector, the community, equipment or assistive technology, as well as support services

  

Our vision for Adult Social Care is a place where people want to come and work, a workforce who feel supported, empowered and valued for the great work they do; and to develop ways of working that promote greater independence, ensure best value for money whilst putting our customers at the heart of everything we do. 

Interview Details

If you are interested in what you have read please register your interest at the earliest opportunity by completing our short application form and attaching your CV through the link below.

Interview dates will be confirmed in due course and will take the form of an Assessment Day

  

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced vetting check 

What we can offer you

 Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

– Flexible working opportunities

– Competitive rates of pay

– Relocation Package (up to GBP 8 000)

– Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution

– Supportive working environment

– Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

– Maternity paternity adoption and parental leave

– Sickness pay

– A strong training programme with plenty of opportunities for continuing professional development

– Career Progression Pathways

– Regular Reflective Supervision

– Strong Partnerships with Leading Social Work Practice Educators and research with Lancaster University

– Cycle to work scheme

– Various perks and discounts scheme including money off your phone contract and local gyms

  

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced vetting check

‘Like’ Cumbria County Council Jobs on facebook to keep up to date with the latest job searching tips, news and opportunities.

  

Click here for Post Specification

Click here for Role Profile