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EIP Senior Nurse Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Care Coordinator working within the Early Intervention in Psychosis Team based at Parklands House in Basingstoke. The role will involve working across the Mid and North of Hampshire area. 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. There will be an opportunity to develop your skills working in this specialist team and to maximize your knowledge of working with psychosis. The post holder will be from a mental health nursing background. You will need to be able to work flexibly and to demonstrate knowledge of the CPA process, risk assessment, and the recovery model. This post involves weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis as per service user need.

Main duties of the job

To provide care co ordination for people in the first three years of a psychotic illness. To provide specialist evidence based clinical interventions to young people and their families in conjunction with early intervention core team specialists and Support Time and Recovery workers and community partners. To support delivery of care in accordance with the Access and Waiting Times Standards NICE approved interventions for an Early Intervention in Psychosis Service and the Psychosis Pathway.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

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



  • *Mental Health qualification as an Occupational Therapist, nurse, social worker
  • *Development role considered for current Band 5 applicants, please call or email to discuss


  • *Thorn/ BFT psychosocial interventions or equivalent (or willingness to undertake appropriate training)
  • *Mentorship/ willing to complete training



  • *Minimum in depth post qualification experience
  • *Experience of working with people with psychosis and knowledge of psychotic illness and symptomology
  • *Experience supporting clients through crisis points in mental health
  • *Knowledge of delivering psychosocial interventions for psychosis


  • *Relevant experience as a community care coordinator
  • *Experience of providing clinical supervision
  • *Experience of working with young people with psychosis
  • *Experience of working with families
  • *Teaching
  • *Working with people who use substances

Additional Criteria


  • *Sound understanding of core components of Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • *Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including report writing and presentations
  • *IT skills
  • *Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate a comprehensive care package for the identified client group, using a wide range of resources


  • *To have CBT certificate Training (or willingness to train)
  • *CBT Nurse Therapist

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands House

London Road



RG21 4AP

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