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Staff Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting fora Mental Health Nursewho wishes to join our team. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care.

Seagrove Ward is a six bed mixed sex Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) which forms part of the wider mental health acute care pathway. The team aim to provide collaborative and individualised patient care in a safe and therapeutic environment and is passionate about reducing the use of restrictive interventions.

The right candidate will be confident imaginative and enthusiastic You should be able to demonstrate both the drive and motivation to help us to maintain high standards of care and join us on our quality improvement journey.

We welcome applications from newly qualified nurses.

Main duties of the job

The post holder, in collaboration with the Team, will be responsible for the delivery of the highest professional standard of care, assessment, treatment and support of people within the Service.

This post is designed to be flexible within Mental Health Access and Acute Services. The post holder would be expected to work across all of Mental Health Services should the need arise and demonstrate a high level of clinical expertise and leadership in respect of all colleagues.

To act as role model to the Support Workers and other staff and to plan, implement and provide meaningful activity for patients within in-patient services. Provide patients with assessments, care plans and treatment plans as appropriate, and ensure that these are put into practice and evaluated.

To contribute to new service developments and actively take these forward as required and be flexible and work with colleagues to promote the best outcomes for patients.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity, please contact Fiona Cleary on: 01983 533363.

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



  • Live NMC Registration
  • 1st level registered nurse, RN (MH), RN (LD) with current NMC Registration
  • Successful completion of preceptorship



  • Communication Skills
  • Good range knowledge/appreciation of a range of models of practice in social and health care including experience of delivering CBT based interventions
  • Knowledge of interventions and strategies which embrace social and health care needs

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust



Parkhurst Road


Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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