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CMHT Practitioner

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
2 Jul 2024
Are you a newly qualified mental health practitioner looking for a career opportunity in a community mental health team or currently working in another area looking to develop further skills as a community mental health practitioner?

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Band 5 development post as a Mental Health Practitioner in Romsey Community Mental Health Team.

We pride ourselves on being a friendly and innovative team constantly seeking to improve service delivery with our service users and their carers. We are currently looking to recruit a qualified Mental Health Professional to join our multi-disciplinary team in a full time Band 5 position.

Main duties of the job

You will have a named mentor in the team who will identify goals with you in order for you to progress to a band 6 when you and your mentor agree you are competent and confident to do so. You will start with a small caseload which you will manage under supervision from your mentor and guidance from the multi-disciplinary team. You will participate in shared team responsibilities such as attending clinical meetings, shared care and depot/clozapine clinics. You will receive regular supervision and have the opportunity for continuing professional development.

You will require a full driving licence.

Romsey is a semi-rural market town situated in Hampshire, close to the New Forest and the south coast.

If you are a highly motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful and resilient individual who is committed to providing care with compassion to service users in their recovery then Community Mental Health Team is the place to work.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Claire Hibberd,Team Manager on 01794 830323

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



  • Registered Nurse, Social Worker or Mental Health Practitioner or O.T.
  • Computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Horsefair Mews

5 Horsefair Mews



SO51 8JG

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