We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join us. The Basingstoke Community Therapy Team is a friendly and supportive team of Community Therapists and Therapy assistants providing a domiciliary rehabilitation service to patients in North Hampshire. You will develop your expertise treating a range of problems related to elderly care, falls, palliative care, orthopaedic, neurological and respiratory conditions. You will also have opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills within the team.
This post would suit an established B6 therapist or an experienced B5 with an interest in community working. Successful applicants will need to be an efficient worker, a good communicator and be confident working as an autonomous practitioner. Community experience is desirable. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload whilst working effectively within the multidisciplinary team to ensure an integrated approach to patient care - preventing unnecessary admission to hospital or long-term care, promoting functional independence and facilitating timely discharge from hospital.
This is a full time post, but part time applications are welcomed.Main duties of the job
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is committed to improving patient experience and clinical outcomes by looking at new ways of working. There are great development opportunities through our trust with CPD and the option to undertake MSc modules. You will of course receive good support and professional development from your colleagues too. It is essential that you possess a current driving license and have access to a car for work purposes. There is free onsite parking and expenses are paid for work related travel. Good IT skills are required as electronic patient records are used.
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Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Registered Allied Health Professional, educated to Degree level or Diploma equivalent.
Southern Health NHS Foundation TrustAddress
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