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Neuro Occupational Therapist

Employer
Solent NHS Trust
Location
Southampton
Salary
£32,306 - £39,027 p.a pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Profession
Occupational Therapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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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.

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