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Clinical Manager - Community Intensive Rehabilitation Team

Job Reference: 449-AMH669

Solent NHS Trust
Community Intensive Rehab Team
£40,057 - £45,839 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Job Specific Location/Base: St Marys Community Health Campus, Portsmouth

Hours per week: 30hrs

Solent NHS Trust have an exciting opportunity to join the Community Intensive Rehab team (CIRT) as Clinical Manager. You must be a qualified Registered Social Worker or Occupational Therapist with experience of working in mental health

CIRT aims to ensure that people receive rehabilitation when they need it in the community and promotes a positive long-term approach to recovery.

The CIRT can work in all community settings; though will commonly work with people living in supported accommodation, often long term, in order to enable their optimum level of functioning and independence. CIRT will support people to develop structure and purpose in their day to day lives and promote a sense of community and belonging.

The CIRT is embedded within the Solent NHS mental healthcare system. It sits alongside the Community Mental Health Recovery Teams. People supported by the CIRT will receive care co-ordination and medical input from the Community Mental Health Recovery Teams; the CIRT will work very closely with the recovery teams, acute care pathway, providers in supported living environments and others within the persons care network e.g. GP.

Scope and Definition - Who do we work with?

Portsmouth residents; aged over 18 that have complex psychosis and related severe mental health conditions; a primary diagnosis of a psychotic illness (including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychotic depression, delusional disorders and schizoaffective disorder) plus severe, treatment-resistant symptoms (positive and/or negative) and/or coexisting mental health problems such as severe anxiety, depressive or obsessive compulsive symptoms or substance misuse.

The successful applicant will lead this team and have a good knowledge of the housing pathway including the out of area high cost placements. You will need to be highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic. The position requiresexcellent leadership skills.

Key responsibilities include: supervision, appraisals, performance management, recruitment and general day to day management of the team ensuring people have timely access to our service.

For further enquiries about this role please contact Louise Norris, A2i and CRHT Service Manager. or 0300 123 3291. We also welcome informal visits to our team.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

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