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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/05/2022.

Community Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 449-ASP767

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Adults Portsmouth
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£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 community OT service works across the city in co-located health and social care teams for Older People and Adults with Physical or Sensory Disabilities. This is a city wide post

The service is based in Adult Social Care, where our statement of purpose is 'Help me, when need it, to live the life I want to live'. We have transformed the design of our services to deliver our purpose for our customers. Staff at all levels have been involved in this work, to study, redesign, and continuously improve our ability to deliver our purpose.

Our Aim is to assist people of all ages with physical, mental and social impairment to optimise their functional independence and quality of life.

We are ambitious in our plans to deliver innovative and effective services that put the customer at the centre of what we do. We are committed to working flexibly and creatively to help people live the lives they want to live.

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

 

For more information on the post, please contact Cathryn Francis (Occupational Therapy Assistant Team Manager or Lynn Holloway(Operations Manager) at lynn.holloway@solent.nhs.uk / Cathryn.Francis@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

 

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



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