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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
6 Oct 2023
We would love to hear from all newly qualified nurses and from those due to qualify soon to be able to fulfil this exciting opportunity for EIP North & Mid Hampshire.

Our Early Intervention in Psychosis Service team work with people presenting with their first presentation in psychosis from the age 14 years. We cover the North and Mid area of Hampshire which includes Basingstoke, Andover, Winchester and the surrounding villages. The team work as a cohesive group to give the best possible care and choice to our clients, aiding them in their recovery, providing psychoeducation/ Psychology/ Wellbeing support/ family work/ social inclusion.

The successful candidate will need to:

*Be part of a service that is dedicated to working closely with family members as well as the client.

*Be compassionate and committed to providing patient centred and evidence based care.

*Expected to be able to prioritise their time effectively and confidently work alone within their scope of practice knowing when to seek help.

*Focus on patients' recovery and be caring.

*Have the flexibility and resilience to engage collaboratively with clients and their family who are experiencing their presentation of psychosis.

*Be imaginative and take the initiative with ideas for improving the service

*For new staff members to have an interest in developing a CBT focused skills.

*For new staff members to have an interest and are motivated about service development.

*Exception of work weekends.

Main duties of the job

To provide psychiatric interventions to a defined client group and their families within Mid & North Hants area, and specifically to help ensure the provision of a comprehensive service to those made most vulnerable by virtue of mental ill health, namely psychosis.

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse, Mental Health Practitioner/ OT/ Social Worker
  • To hold a full driving license and be able to meet the travel requirements of the post.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands House

London Road



RG21 4AP

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