Practice Development Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Gosport War Memorial Hospital
£40,057 to £45,839 pa based on full time hours
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Old Age
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you passionate about developing others? Do you want to ensure patients receive high quality care? Do you have experience working at Band 6 or above? If so, this exciting opportunity to step into a leadership and practice development role could be for you.

We are currently looking to recruit a Practice Development Nurse to cover Older Persons Mental Health Services (Inpatients and CMHT) in the Portsmouth and South East Division and who will be an integral member of the Leadership Team. The role will enable the continued development of our staff and services, where the post holder will work closely with students, preceptee's, and all the band 2-6 workforce on individual and/or team development. The post holder will lead by example, commit to team working and will have the necessary skills to successfully deliver training and support the teams. He/she will have excellent communication skills, be able to support and empower others, have a passion for working in Older Persons Mental Health and enjoy networking with other teams, voluntary sector organisations and partnership agencies.

The role will be fully supported by the Portsmouth and South East Practice Development Lead. The expected pattern of work will be Monday-Friday 9-5pm however you will also be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service when required. All potential candidates are invited to have an informal discussion about the role by contacting Shelley Mcginty on 07786 524040 or

The NHS pay scales have not yet been updated for 2022. Confirmation issued on 19th July that they will be increased in line with the statement available on the NHS Employers and Government websites.

Happy to talk flexible working – all requests for flexible working will be considered

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