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Vocational Rehabilitation Service

The Vocational Rehabilitation Service can help people with neurological conditions identify the barriers that prevent them from returning to work. We provide treatment programmes with specific goals to help reduce or overcome those identified barriers.

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Referral criteria

Catchment Areas:

Southampton City CCG

West Hampshire CCG

Other areas within Hampshire CCG may be accepted: pleas refer to Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team for further advice - Tel: 0300 123 5007

Full service description

The Vocational Rehabilitation Service can help people with neurological conitions identify the barriers that prevent them form returning to work.

Provide treatment programmes with specific goals to help reduce or overcome those identified barriers eg simulated work tasks, computer activities, home based activities, fatigue management, environmental modifications.

Support people in searching for different types of work and can provide advice to individuals who do not need rehabilitation as such, but who are unsure as to where to start a return to work process.

Referral method

Via Community Neurological Rehabilitation Team.  Tel: 0300 123 5007.

Other information & documentation

Clients need to have self identified work related rehabilitation goals, with effects of neurological condition limiting this ie we are not able to accept referrals for individuals who are work ready or actively looking for work but are not being appointed.

Contact Information

0300 123 5007

Vocational Rehab Service, Unity 12, 9 - 12 Rose Road, Southampton, SO14 6TE

Opening hours

  • Monday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

pals@solent.nhs.uk

 0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

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The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.

Email: InformationGovernanceTeam@solent.nhs.uk

Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
Southampton
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

communications@solent.nhs.uk 

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.