The Role:

We have an exciting opportunity now available within the North Adults’ Health & Care Reablement Service for one Senior Occupational Therapist. Hampshire operates a county wide Reablement Service comprising Occupational Therapy, Sensory Services and CQC Registered Community Response Staff.

We are seeking highly skilled, enthusiastic, and self-motivated Senior Occupational Therapist to join our service in the North of Hampshire. 

As a Senior Occupational Therapist on our team you will be responsible for leading holistic assessments of Reablement needs and planning Reablement interventions to support across a multi-disciplinary team.

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.

Experience in Reablement, rehabilitation or acute clinical work would be advantageous but not essential.

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 be a qualified Occupational Therapist with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience, including a dynamic and complex caseload. You will be able to demonstrate effective people management & leadership skills, possess excellent communication skills and have experience with supervision of staff. There is an expectation to work over 7 days on a rotational basis.

Hampshire County Council can offer you: 
Hampshire County Council recognises the outstanding contribution our staff make, so we offer a generous including;

  • In addition to your salary, you will receive excellent enhancements when working weekends (paid at time and a half) Sundays only, and when working Bank Holidays (paid at double-time plus time off in-lieu).
  • Minimum 25 days annual leave entitlement
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Interest free travel loans and discounts.
  • Family friendly policies​​​​​​
  • Additional Information:

    Senior Occupational Therapist – 

    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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