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Community Staff Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Based on full-time hours
Closing date
18 Jun 2024
If you are a Registered Nurse (NMC), you are needed to join our Health Visiting service across Hampshire. If you are looking to join a thriving, diverse, innovative service which puts children, young people, and their families at the centre of all that they do, then this is the job for you.

We are well known for our creative approach in supporting our communities, children and families with great innovations including ChatHealth, our Text Messaging Advice Service the Parent Portal, an interactive web-based information hub for parents, and our partnership with Barnardo's which offers community-based public health programmes. We are proud of having achieved BFI accreditation at gold standard.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for nurses who are highly skilled in communication, with a strong approach to teamwork. The individual will be someone who is able to deliver appropriately delegated commissioned elements of the Healthy Child Programme as a member of the 0-19 public health nursing service.

Working as a team player, your role will include identifying health needs with children and families and in agreement with the Health Visitor, plan, deliver and review appropriate and evidence-based interventions to improve outcomes for children and families. You will also develop close working relationships with our Barnardo's workers to support the development of preventative community-based approaches and personalised care.

We are committed to ensuring that our values are the foundation of everything we do and we offer great opportunities for ongoing learning and development for all staff by providing a robust induction programme, comprehensive safeguarding and clinical supervision as well as offering access to a broad suite of training to help with your professional development. There may be opportunities for community staff nurses to further develop and complete their Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor) qualification, subject to availability. For newly qualified practitioners we have an established preceptorship programme in place to aid your development. We look forward to receiving your application.

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 April 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 Nurse (NMC)

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands House

London Road



RG21 4AP

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