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Restoring meaningful and fulfilling lives for residents in our community….

We have an exciting opportunity available within Adults’ Health & Care Reablement Service. We are seeking highly skilled, enthusiastic, and self-motivated Occupational Therapists to join our service.

About the role :
As a qualified Occupational Therapist, you will be responsible for leading holistic assessments of Reablement needs and planning Reablement interventions to support across a multi-disciplinary team.

There may also be opportunities to work across Hampshire as part of a county wide Reablement Service comprising Occupational Therapy, Sensory Services and CQC Registered Community Response Staff. 

We are currently working to develop strong links with our colleagues in Health, integrated intermediate care hubs and hospitals, to support discharge pathways and avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions. You will be instrumental in the success of this service development. 

Who we are looking for:

  • You will be able to demonstrate effective assessment and treatment planning skills, goal setting and, work in a fast pace community service.
  • You must be able to demonstrate strengths-based approach to provide advice and information for clients to problem solve their own needs and make informed decisions on their Reablement journey.
  • You will have excellent communication, inter-personal and team player skills.
  • There is a responsibility to supervise junior Reablement staff within the team.
  •  Previous experience in a Reablement or Rehabilitation setting would be advantageous but not essential.
  • The Reablement Service:

    Occupational Therapy principals underpin our service and we are continually seeking opportunities to enhance delivery. We are passionate about ensuring personal development for all staff and have a structured workforce development plan whereby we actively encourage and support continuing professional development, including formal qualification routes.

  • North Hub – Basingstoke covering Alton, Aldershot, Liphook, Whitchurch, Bordon, Farnborough
  • South Hub – Fareham covering Gosport, Havant, Petersfield, Horndean, Emsworth, Hayling Island, Porchester, Salisbury Green.
  • West Hub – Totton covering New Forest, North Baddesley, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford
  • Mid Hants Hub – Winchester covering Bishops Waltham, Andover, Romsey, Hedge End, West End
  • Other benefits we can offer include:

    In addition to your salary, you will receive excellent enhancements when working weekends (paid at time and a half), and when working Bank Holidays (paid at double-time plus time off in-lieu).

    Competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days’ holiday full-time equivalent
    Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
    45p per mile travel allowance from home to home
    Mobile phone and uniform
    Discounts for a whole range of local businesses 
    Employee Support and Wellbeing

    Further information can be found at

    Additional Information:

    Occupational Therapist – Hampshire Countywide –

    Vetting Requirements:

    This post is subject to a Criminal Records CHeck

    Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

    In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

    We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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