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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/05/2022.

Clinical Advisor

Job Reference: 449-ASP770

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Heath Services
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£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

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Clinical Advisory Team in Solent NHS Trust as a Moving and Handling Advisor, based in Southampton.

The Clinical Advisory Team is a dedicated group of specialist clinical advisors that provide timely education, training and advice to individual professionals/clinicians and teams working with adults and children with long term conditions and disabilities living in Portsmouth and Southampton. The service will promote person centred care for children and adults and offer high quality clinical advice and support with an emphasis on prevention, in addition to promoting dignity and respect.

The overall aim of the service is to enable people living in Portsmouth and Southampton to function as independently and safely as possible and have a good quality of life, whilst ensuring best use is made of the available resources. The service will ensure patients’ needs are identified and managed whilst promoting their health and independence to live at home longer and therefore reducing expensive nursing home and hospital placements.

The service is provided by an appropriately qualified range of clinicians with structured development and supervision to ensure the advice is always the most current.The team is made up of AHPs and Nurses who provide expertise in the following four areas, covering both adults and paediatrics: Moving and Handling, Equipment for Independence, Posture Management, Pressure Relief and Tissue Viability.

For more information on the post, please contact Jenni Ray by email (Jennifer.Ray@solent.nhs.uk) or telephone 0300 123 3796

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

 

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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