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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/05/2022.

Neurodiversity Practitioner

Job Reference: 449-CSP535

Solent NHS Trust
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
£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

In Portsmouth we are proud to be at the forefront of integrated multi-agency work with neurodiverse (ND) children and their families. As a national trailblazer, we will shortly be launching our new Multidisciplinary Neurodiversity Service. This brings together experts from a range of fields to provide universal and targeted information, advice and guidance.

This exciting new role will give you the opportunity tobe part ofour work alongside a range of professionals with ND expertise in the city. You will offer consultation to professionals, and assessment, advice and therapeutic intervention to young people and their families. You will foster close relationships with colleagues in Education, Health and Social Care, children and their families to ensure we understand and meet the challenges they face when children have additional needs.

As well as meeting the person specification, we will be looking for someone who is passionate and enthusiatic about Neurodiversity and what the team is setting out to achieve.We are also keen to employsomeone who aready champions the principles and valuesof the ND MDT service:

The value and importance of relational based practice and conversations

  • No wrong door
  • Tell me once
  • Child / young person first

For more information on the post, please contact Jade Simango


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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