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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
2 Jul 2024
Night Response/ Twilight Registered Nurse

The applicant will be required to have a flexible approach as they may be asked to work a mix of Twilights and occasional nights. Working Twilight 5pm till 23:30 and night response 10pm till 04:30am. We have a 24 hour contract 4 nights/ twilights per week with scope for excess available within the service The out of hour's response teams cover all the GP practices across the Fareham, Gosport and East Hants localities.

You will be working alongside an experienced auxiliary nurse within the surrounding localities responding to client needs directly. The work is varied and interesting including end of life care, falls prevention and catheter management. You will be responding directly to clients' needs and liaising with the Community care teams in the area. You will also be liaising with the out of hours GP services,SCAS and 111 in the area to promote hospital discharges and prevent hospital admissions as part of our urgent care service.

We are looking for a motivated and dynamic professional who has excellent communication and Clinical skills and the ability to work autonomously. IT skills are also essential as we use Rio electronic system. We are seeking an individual who has post registration experience of working in the community setting, due to the nature of this role as experience is often needed with the challenges of out of hour's provision.

Access to a vehicle and possession of a full driving license is essential.

Main duties of the job

Working within Professional guidelines and accountability, the post-holder will have responsibility for the management of a defined community caseload (via Nursing, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy interventions) for a group of GP Practices as part of the Integrated Care Team.

The post holder will have responsibility for managing co-ordinating and delegating work ensuring referrals are dealt with according to clinical need, Holistic assessments and care plans are recorded in line with Trust and Professional record keeping standards and clinical care at all times meets acceptable standards of patient safety and quality outcomes.

The post holder will be required to work with a high degree of autonomy and professional accountability. A primary aim of the role is to prevent unnecessary admission of patients to an acute hospital and support timely discharge into the community. The post holder will also have a responsibility for re-enablement, rehabilitation, health protection and promotion programmes that improve and reduce inequalities.

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



  • NMC registered

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


The Rowans Hospice

Purbrook Heath Road, Purbrook




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