Hayling, Havant and Waterlooville is a diverse area with a vibrant community. Due to recent changes in the team we are currently looking for motivated and enthusiastic practitioners to join our local Older Peoples Community Mental Health Team. The post involves working within the wider team covering Hayling, Havant and Waterlooville providing skilled assessment & treatment interventions to older people with mental health problems. The post is based across the area.
To be a successful applicant you will need to be a registered mental health nurse, preferably with some experience in the care of older people with mental health problems. You must have a genuine interest in working with older people and be able to demonstrate a real commitment to providing high quality and compassionate care to patients and their families. You will play an important role in the team as we aspire to provide excellent patient care and develop our services in line with national and local drivers.
You will be expected to work within the wider multidisciplinary team providing and implementing programmes of care and evaluating and communicating effectively with other parts of the service. You will be required to support both Health Care Support Workers and Students within the work place. A full driving license is required.
In return for your flexibility and commitment we can offer excellent training and personal development support.
This post may close early if a suitable candidate is successful at interview following their application
If you would like to discuss this further then please call Arron Shelton on 02392 344616 or email Arron.Shelton@southernhealth.nhs.uk
As a registered professional you will automatically become a member of our Academy of Clinical Excellence (ACE) which has a specific focus on the professional development and career progression of our nurses and Allied Health Professionals. As part of ACE’s commitment to you, our development pathway offer for band 5’s includes access to masters level academic study with our partner universities along with a bespoke leadership programme tailored to help you enhance your competence and confidence as a leader during your early career. If you are a newly qualified registrant we will provide you with a structured preceptorship programme to support you in making an effective transition from student to registered practitioner. ACE will support you to progress your journey with us and we offer all our registrants the opportunity to engage in ‘Career Navigation’ conversations which will help you explore your career aspirations and make decisions about your career trajectory.
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