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Staff Nurse - Hazel Ward

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Hazel Ward PICU is a dedicated Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit consisting of 10 intensive care beds for male service users of working age across the Hampshire area. We are a multi award-winning team dedicated to caring for service users in the least restrictive way possible. We are proud winners of the Reducing Restrictive Practice, Quality Improvement Star Award in 2020 & the 'Peoples choice' award for Patient Safety in 2021. We aim to provide forward thinking services to people with a wide range of mental health needs, all of whom are detained under the Mental Health Act. Our emphasis is on providing the service user with safe, person-centred care and treatment to manage their complex and longer-term needs within a safe and secure environment.

This is an opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team to make a difference in the lives of others. As a Staff Nurse you will use your skills to work directly with service users by creating collaborative care plans and delivering these, contribute to Quality Improvement and service development, advocating for service users, engaging with their carers, and be an influential member of the ward team dedicated to multidisciplinary team working. This role is dynamic, challenging and fun.

In joining the Hazel Ward PICU Team you can expect ongoing support from a dedicated supervisor who will provide clinical support and facilitate your ongoing development and a wider commitment to ensuring that you can be the best Staff Nurse possible.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be required to:

*Partake in clinical and management supervision and attend all developmental training sessions.

*Take charge of a ward from time to time as allocated.

*Adhere to those stipulations as defined in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times.

*Exercise leadership within the service by ensuring sound organisation, good communication and relationships within the nursing team under the guidance and supervision of the Ward Manager and Nurse Team Leader.

*Inform the Ward Manager and/or Nurse Team Leaders of any specific clinical activity as appropriate.

*Inform the Ward Manager and/or Nurse Team Leaders of any professional issues as necessary.

*Report to, or assist/advise the Ward Manager and/or Nurse Team Leaders of any matters of complaint.

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



  • RMN
  • Sub part 1 of the NMC Register
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Commitment to Lifelong Learning and completion of the rotational developmental programme of training.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands Hospital

Aldermaston Road



RG24 9RH

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