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Lead Clinician - Single Point of Access

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Are you a senior clinician with a passion for Learning Disabilities and looking for a new challenge? Do you like things to be just so and have an excellent eye for detail? Are you focussed on doing your job to the best of your ability and are comfortable working within a team and on your own initiative?

If this is you, then read on as we might just have the job for you.

Main duties of the job

The Learning Disability Service offers excellent healthcare to adults with learning disabilities across Hampshire and Southampton. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated senior clinician to provide clinical leadership to our Single Point of Access, leading and supporting our dynamic and vibrant rotational multi-disciplinarily team.

It is important you have excellent administration, communication and people management skills as this role entails communicating with a range of internal and external professionals and organisations, whilst always providing excellent clinical oversight for all referrals into the service.

If you are a senior clinician looking for your next challenge, are conscientious, kind, have a flexible attitude, can juggle different tasks at the same time then it is likely you have the skills we are looking for and we would love to hear from you.

Please read the job description and person specification.

If you have any questions about the role, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Pete McCullagh, Team Manager on 02382 314014

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 clinical professional such as Learning Disability Registered Nurse qualification (RNLD) or other Allied Health Professional registered with HCPC.Learning Disability experience.Mentorship and Leadership experience.


  • Management /leadership Training.Evidence of degree level study

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Thomas Lewis House

236 Empress Road



SO14 0JY

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