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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2022.

Complex and Continuing Healthcare Practitioner

Job Reference: 449-AMH710

Solent NHS Trust
Adult Mental Health (Learning Disability)
£25,655 - £31,534 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

The Integrated Learning Disability Service which is hosted by Portsmouth City Council, has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the last 2 CQC inspections. Do you want to join a dedicated team that provides outstanding care?

Our Complex Health Team, part of Portsmouth’s Integrated Learning Disability Service are recruiting for Registered Allied Health Professionals to join our team due to expansion! This is a varied role, working and building relationships with service users, family, and carers.

As a practitioner within our Complex Health Team, you will be working with people with a learning disability who have associated complex health needs, some of which come under continuing healthcare funding. We need you to be a strong communicator and able to provide person centred assessments and interventions.

You can be a Registered Allied Health Professional such as an Occupational Therapist with relevant experience working with people with learning disabilities. This is a full time role, typically worked Monday-Friday between 8:30 and 5pm. Flexibility is required to help meet the needs of our service users outside of these times.

As this is a community based role, you will need a full UK Driving licence and access to a car.

We’d love to show you what we do and to meet with you to see if we’re the right role for you! Our Clinical Nurse Manager, Patricia Reynolds ( / 0300 1234019) is available to arrange an informal chat or visit.


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. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

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.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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