Warwickshire Independent Traded Service (WITS) - Occupational Therapy

Who we are

The Warwickshire Independent Service (WITS) is a subsidiary team within South Warwickshire Foundation Trust. We are a small Occupational Therapy Team, who offer a range of commissioned services throughout Warwickshire and neighbouring counties. All qualified Occupational Therapists are registered with the HCPC, have enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) checks and keep up to date with all statutory and mandatory training in line with NHS protocols.

What we do:

We support children and young people (CYP) aged 0-19 years with mild to complex physical, learning or social, emotional and mental health difficulties including trauma and attachment. We offer a wide range of commissioned services including:

  • Individual assessments for motor skills, sensory processing, environmental, moving and handling and equipment needs.
  • Treatment packages for group or individual work
  • Educational contracts in Specialist and Mainstream settings
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision for EHCP, annual reviews or tribunal work
  • Individual or group training to parents/carers and educational sectors in relation to motor development and sensory processing skills.

Service Level Agreements/ Bespoke Contracts:

Long-term contracts are available to be commissioned via our team. For further details please email WITS@swft.nhs.uk and a member of the team will contact you for more details.

Contact Details:

Warwickshire Independent Therapy Service (WITS), Bulkington Children’s Centre, School Road, Bulkington CV12 9JB
Contact telephone number: 024 75189196
Email address: WITS@swft.nhs.uk

Making a referral

We have an open referral system. A WITS referral form is required to be completed for the child or young person to access our service.

Please complete the relevant referral and consent forms below with as much detail as possible regarding the CYP. Please ensure you have provided all details and contacts of any involved professionals working with the child and obtained consent from the CYP or family.

What happens next?

Referrals will be triaged and an email will be sent to the referrer advising of the outcome.

Referrals are to be emailed to WITS@swft.nhs.uk or posted to WITS, Bulkington Village Community Centre, School Road Bulkington, Bedworth, CV12 9JB

Student OT Placements

We provide student fieldwork placement opportunities for both Honour Degree and Masters Level Occupational Therapy students. Our placement offer a wide range of clinical experiences, working with CYP within clinics, home or educational environments.

We have an Allied Health Professions (AHP) Student Lead within the Pre-Graduate Education Team who supports the AHP Teams and students across the Trust with learning, development and education. Please contact our Learning & Development Team on Learning.Development@swft.nhs.uk to discuss placement opportunities within our Trust.


The WITS team are a subsidiary of SWFT and therefore all information is processed in accordance with SWFT’s Privacy Policy.

Trust Privacy Notice

The European Union General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) has come into force on 25th May 2018 along with the Data Protection Act 2018. The GDPR forms part of the data protection regime in the UK, together with the new Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). These are more detailed and specific than in the Data Protection Act 1998 and place an emphasis on being more transparent and accountable.

More information can be found on: https//:www.swft.nhs.uk/privacy-policy

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