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Staff Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
25 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Set in picturesque grounds, Leigh House is undergoing extensive renovations which will see the development of two new services which will offer staff a flexible and diverse way of working with our young people, as well as a wealth of development opportunities.

As a Staff Nurse you will be a vital part of our multi-disciplined team helping us to deliver high standards of care to the young people we care for. Your day will be very varied and include supporting our young people through completion of nursing assessments, evaluation of care, contributing to ward reviews, training and development of junior staff and ensuring a high standard of nursing care is maintained through supervision.

This post is also available to newly qualified nurses, and you will be offered a comprehensive preceptorship when you come to join us.

We also benefit from being part of a portfolio of 3 CAMHS hospitals with a robust culture of collaboration, learning from events, and sharing innovation and best practice.

How would you like to earn an extra 1401 per annum on top of your salary?

And how about.....

*2,500 'Golden Hello' Payment*

Apply now and when you are successfully recruited you will receive 2,500 (does not apply to current HIOW NHS Staff)

Main duties of the job

To contribute where required to the provision of a 24 hour, seven day a week in-patient based service, across an acute care pathway.

Under the supervision of the Ward Manager and Charge Nurses, you are required to work according to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code of Professional Conduct and relevant professional guidelines.

You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. Develop, implement and evaluate care plans in conjunction with patients, carers and other professionals ensuring individual needs are met. To carry out all relevant forms of care and will be designated to take charge of a ward in the absence of a charge nurse.

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.

Person Specification



  • RMN/RNLD/RSCN Sub part 1 of the
  • NMC Register
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional
  • Development (CPD) Commitment to
  • Lifelong Learning

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Leigh House

Alresford Road



SO21 1HD

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