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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/06/2022.

Healthcare Support Worker

Job Reference: 449-AMH761

Solent NHS Trust
Rehab - Adult Mental Health
£20,330 - £21,777 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 Intensive Rehabilitation Team (CIRT) is embedded within the Solent NHS mental healthcare system and are looking to recruit a passionate Healthcare Support Worker.

The CIRT are based at St Mary’s Community Health Campus and are embedded within the wider community Recovery Teams. Working days are Monday to Friday and this post is 37.5hrs per week.

CIRT work with Portsmouth residents; aged over 18 that have complex psychosis and related severe mental health conditions; a primary diagnosis of a psychotic illness (including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychotic depression, delusional disorders, and schizoaffective disorder) plus severe, treatment-resistant symptoms (positive and/or negative) and/or coexisting mental health problems such as severe anxiety, depressive or obsessive-compulsive symptoms or substance misuse.

The CIRT work in all community settings; though will commonly work with people living in supported accommodation, often long term, to enable their optimum level of functioning and independence. CIRT will support people to develop structure and purpose in their day to day lives and promote a sense of community and belonging.

For more information on the post, please contact Duncan Hatter on either 0300 123 3921 or

Job Specific Location/Base:St Mary’s Community Campus and other locations across the city


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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