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

Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 449-AMH751

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Adult Mental Health
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

A2i (Assessment to Intervention) team is a multi-professional team consisting of Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists, Consultant Psychiatrists and Occupational Therapists. A2i works closely with other mental health and community services to support people to recover from mental health illness through short intervention and/or referral to other services.

A2i is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Occupational Therapist. Occupational Therapy is recognised as having an essential and core role within the multi-disciplinary team and is at the forefront of developing recovery and therapeutic interventions.

The successful applicant will be responsible for a caseload of patients experiencing mental health illness; providing person centred assessments and interventions using evidence-based models of practice. They will have responsibility for formulating intervention plans and supporting junior staff to deliver interventions to patients with complex needs in their own homes and communities.

For more information on the post, please contact Lee Allen on either 0300 123 3921 or Lee.Allen@solent.nhs.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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