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Community Mental Health Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
21 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Community Mental Health Nurse to join an established team at Petersfield and Bordon OPMH.

Responsibilities will include care coordination of service users, Duty Worker on rotation, initial and follow up assessments and supervision.

The team is approachable and open. We support each other and have developed a culture of honesty and integrity.

The Community Mental Health Team is focussed on delivering a recovery service for clients with severe and enduring mental health issues.

Due to the nature of this post in order to carry out home visits and attend patient meetings a car driver is essential with access to own car.

We are interested to hear from you and what new ideas you can bring to the team.

Consideration will be given for the right candidate to be supported in development to Band 6 competencies.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Danielle Francis

Main duties of the job

The Senior Community Mental Health Practitioner will work as a core member of the Community Mental Health team to co-ordinate the care of a complex caseload of service users supervising a Band 5 Community Practitioner/Band 3 Community HCSW where appropriate.

Working under the supervision of the Deputy Team Manager/Team Manager the practitioner will formulate care and risk management plans in accordance with identified need and ensure that these are recovery focussed and developed in collaboration with the service user and where appropriate their relative and carer.

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.

As a Trust, our footprint spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities.

- We function as a unified team, placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

- Our 7,000+ workforce is skilled and diverse, with a deep commitment to ongoing staff development. We offer customised training, leadership pathways, and a plethora of career opportunities.

- We respect and listen to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns via well-established network of staff groups to increase awareness and appreciation of equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Building on all this, we are currently working closely with other local NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Our new organisation is set to launch in July 2024 and will incorporate Southern Health, Solent, Isle of Wight and Sussex Partnership Trusts.

While the new Trust will be substantially bigger, it will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, streamlining services and making healthcare across the county more accessible.

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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • 12 months post registration experience

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Havant Health Centre

Civic Centre Road




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