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Occupational Therapist - Hampshire Countywide - HCC54052

Job Details:

Salary Range: £33,653 - £37,876 per annum plus weekend enhancements
Hours per week: Full and Part-time positions available 
Work Location: Hampshire - Countywide 
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 31 October 2021

Applications will be reviewed soon after their submission. Potential applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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:

We are continually enhancing our service and now have exciting opportunities available within Adults’ Health & Care Reablement for highly skilled, enthusiastic, and self-motivated Occupational Therapists to join us.

We are passionate about working in collaborative partnership with organisations across Health and Social care in maximising independence, preventing hospital admissions, and facilitating rapid discharge from hospital to improve outcomes for the people of Hampshire.

Occupational Therapy principals underpin our service, and we are continually seeking opportunities to enhance delivery. Personal development for all staff is a priority, having a structured workforce development plan in place whereby we actively encourage and support continuing professional development, including formal qualification routes.

We have an exciting new approach to enhanced and sustainable moving and handling with vulnerable adults by using innovative collaborative technology (Cobot), equipment, techniques, and training. 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 and have opportunity to support service development and innovation.

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 would also welcome interest from newly qualified Occupational Therapists to apply.


Reablement careers | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)



Full COVID-19 vaccination status will be required as a condition of employment.

Recent legislation now mandates that anyone working in a CQC registered care home, which includes all regulated services

in HCC Care,  and those visiting in a professional capacity, must be fully vaccinated (MHRA approved) by 11 November 2021.

Please note we have Full and Part-time positions available and the following work locations please select your preferences in your application: 

  • 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

Hampshire County Council can offer you:

Hampshire County Council recognises the outstanding contribution our staff make, so we offer a generous benefits packageincluding:


  • 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).
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days' holiday full-time equivalent *exclusive of bank holidays 
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 45p per mile travel allowance
  • Mobile phone and uniform
  • Discounts for a whole range of local businesses 
  • Employee Support and Wellbeing


Additional Information:

Occupational Therapist - Hampshire Countywide  - Role Responsibilities and Person Specification

Vetting Requirements:

This post is subject to a Criminal Records CHeck

Contact details for an informal discussion:

Please contact Dawn Stone, Reablement Recruitment Co-ordinator at dawn.stone3@hants.gov.uk or telephone 07793 759049


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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