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Senior Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has a risen for a full time RMN, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to join the Havant & Waterlooville Community Mental Health Team. We would also be interested in applications from newly qualified practitioners and on completion of the Trust Preceptorship Programme and completing specific competencies you will be fast tracked to a Band 6 Post.

You will have the opportunity to be part of a forward-thinking team and provide support to people with severe and enduring mental health needs, who require community support. The work is varied and interesting and there is a strong team approach ensuring good support for the successful applicant. The role requires lone working, use of initiative and a commitment to team working and service user empowerment. You will need to be able to work flexibly and to demonstrate solid experience of the CPA process, risk assessment, and the recovery model.

Regular supervision will be provided by appropriate staff member in the team.

As a team player, you'll be able to prioritise your work to meet deadlines and have a customer focused approach.

We are committed to ensuring the personal and professional development of our staff. We have a varied and comprehensive list of learning beyond registration courses alongside inhouse trust training and will support staff to engage in relevant, identified courses.

For an informal discussion please contact Louise Vinell (Team Manager) on 02382 311880 or email

Main duties of the job

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

To make links with the Primary Health Care teams.

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 RMN/OT/Social Worker
  • Current Driving Licence

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


The Parkway Centre - Havant

51 Leigh Road




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