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Senior Mental Health Nurse Practioner /AMP

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
19 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Care co-ordinator post:

Are you a registered Mental Health Professional who is looking for a new challenge?

Our CMHT is consist of Social Workers, Nurses, Psychological Therapists, Support Workers and Consultant Psychiatrists. Our work is recovery focused and partnership based.

The role is varied with no 2 days the same. You will carry a caseload and coordinate their care and participate in the teams shared care function- supporting service users who need a higher level of clinical contact. As a senior clinician, you will work alongside other agencies to promote holistic recovery focused care as in addition to providing reports, quality improvement and supervising junior staff and running clinics where appropriate.

You will demonstrate that you are experienced in care coordination, assessments, risk formulation and management. You will provide evidence based interventions, medication management, provision of reports. You will have a sound knowledge of CPA processes and safeguarding with the care of our service users being our primary focus at all times.

You will also provide mentorship and supervision to junior colleagues and deputise for the Team Leader as required.

You will need to be able to work autonomously in the community and use your own initiative and you will also undertake working from home at times if desired.

Car driver and use of car within working hours is essential.

For further information please contact Team Manager Heather Cronin.

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


Fareham Health Centre

Osborn Road



PO16 7ER

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