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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Neuro Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 449-AS01006

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 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

 

We are looking for a registered Occupational Therapist with experience within neurological rehabilitation, to join our innovative OT-led Vocational Rehabilitation Service.

You should be an enthusiastic, creative and motivated indiivdual with a genuine interest in utillising specialist Occupational Therapy assessment and intervention within the niche areas of Neurology and Vocational Rehabilitation.

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

The Vocational Rehabilitation Service is an Occupational Therapy led service dedicated to working with people with a variety of neurological conditions including; Stroke, Brain Injury, MS, Parkinson's and Spinal Injury. Vocational Rehabilitation intervention aims to support an individual to achieve goals to succeed in a vocation and return to paid employment, unpaid work experience, voluntary work and, where appropriate, meaningful occupation.

Rehabilitation can be delivered in a variety of settings and is tailored to meet the needs of the individual, with the outpatient setting offering facilities that include a workshop, kitchen, IT suite and garden. Streams of rehabilitation include a group workshop to complete individual project work, the ‘Building Skills for Work’ group programme and 1:1 Occupational Therapy sessions. The Vocational Rehabilitation Service works in close collaboration with the wider Solent Neuro Rehabilitation Services, will liaise directly with employers and legal departments and has a working relationship with voluntary sector providers supporting access to employment and individuals with Neurological diagnosis.

 

Personal Skills/Qualities

  • Communication Skills, written and verbal.
  • A knowledge of and commitment to Equal Opportunities and Promoting Diversity.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across a range of agencies.

 

For more information on the post, please contact Jennifer Cole or either 0300 123 5007 Option 1 or jennifer.cole@solent.nhs.uk

Job Specific Location/Base: Western Community Hospital

Hours per week: 18.75

 

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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