Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/08/2021.

Senior Occupational Therapist Practitioner

Job Reference: 348-PSE-396G

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
AMHT - East Area - MH
£31,365 to £37,890 pa (based on full time hours)

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

Occupational Therapy Practitioner for CRHTT

Mental Health

Looking for a role where you have flexible working hours, access to additional training and the full support of an experienced and friendly team? If so then we would love to talk you.

Part time – flexible working up to 30 hours per week

Are you experienced Occupational Therapist who is looking for a new challenge?

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality community health, mental health, learning disability and social care services in the South of England.

We are looking to recruit a skilled and experienced Occupational Therapist. You will carry out OT assessments, and engage in individual work required to support service users who are experiencing a self-defined mental health crisis within their own home.

You will work directly with Mental Health Nurses, Nurse Prescribers, Social Workers, Health Care Support Workers and our Consultant team as part of the Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team.

You will be working alongside and supervise an OT Tech to support the caseload and management of patients requiring OT intervention.

The post is for part time or full time hours but these can be flexible to fit in with both yours and our service users’ needs allowing you to manage your diary on a daily basis.

Within your role you will be covering across both our home treatment teams and crisis assessment team which cover, Havant, waterlooville, Bordon, Petersfield, Fareham and Gosport. Our offices is based in Leigh Park where there is free Parking and excellent staff facilities.

The successful post holder will need excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff, service users and all stake holders. The ability to prioritise changing work demands is essential. Being organised and having the ability to work independently as well as within a team.

You will also require a valid full UK driving licence and access to a car for work purposes

For further information on this role or to visit our team, please contact Harold Kombe  

Happy to talk flexible working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter: and @Southern_NHSFT

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo