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Specialist Respiration Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Band 6 Respiratory Nurse to join our team in Southeast Hampshire on a year's fix term contract. The successful candidate will work within an established team, you will have a passion for chronic disease management and committed to improving patient outcomes.

The service provides oxygen assessment and review, management of complex patients, early supported discharge, and admission avoidance.

The successful candidate will have experience in respiratory care and an enthusiasm and willingness to gain expertise within this field. Experience of oxygen assessment and community care would be desirable but candidates from community, secondary and primary care will be considered.

As a service we are committed to teaching and the development of our staff. All staff will be expected to embrace the opportunities to learn and develop skills and knowledge to further their careers in respiratory care.

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, motivated and be able to motivate others. They will have excellent communication with both patients, families and professionals and be committed to excellence in the workplace.

If you are committed to providing high quality patient care, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, please contact us to talk about the opportunities and come for a visit.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Matt Clemo on 07557 453059

Main duties of the job

To work as an Autonomous Practitioner within the respiratory team, accepting referrals, providing comprehensive expert assessment and delivering care to individuals and groups of patients with respiratory conditions.

To provide a service within localities across Fareham, Gosport and SE Hampshire covering the home oxygen assessment and review service, rapid response to avoid admission and supported hospital discharge. Candidates will also be involved in delivering education to other professional and staff across the locality. They will work closely with primary care, respiratory consultants, community teams and other specialist services.

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



  • Relevant professional qualification
  • MRCP
  • Current registration

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Fort Southwick

James Callaghan Drive



PO17 6AR

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