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

Rotational Occupational Therapist

Job Reference: 449-ASP662---A

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Rotational
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

We are looking for Occupational Therapist(s) to join our unique rotation in Portsmouth. You will have the opportunity to work across Inpatient and Community settings including; Older Persons Physical Rehabilitation, Children's Services, Adult Mental Health in the community, Community Neurology Service, Intermediate Care including in-reach to the acute sector and an integrated community team. A full induction programme and training is provided and you will be provided with regular clinical supervision.

You will have responsibility for a caseload of patients assessing their needs, formulating intervention plans, delivering interventions and evaluating outcomes. Working under the supervision of a Senior Occupational Therapist they must ensure that they work within the scope of their competency and that their practice meets Trust and professional standards. Rotational Band 5 posts have set periods of time spent in different clinical teams.

The successful applicant must:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills within the multi-disciplinary team
  • Be able to justify their clinical decision making
  • Have the ability to plan, prioritise and time manage appropriately
  • Be able to work on a rotational shift pattern, including week days, weekends and bank holidays and undertake control and restraint training

We know that the development of our staff is essential to the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care. We offer all of our newly qualified health professionals a comprehensive 10 month Preceptorship programme. You will be supported by an outstanding team of Practice Educators who will support and assist you in the transition from student to practitioner.

We have lots of exciting opportunities to offer candidates that want a friendly and supportive environment to grow and build their career as an Occupational Therapist. So get in touch today to find out more!

For more information on this post, please contact Catherine Ayling, Rotation Lead on 07789 942847 or emailCatherine.Ayling@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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