Practice Development Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Western Community Hospital, Southampton
£41,659 to £47,672 pa based on full time hours
Closing date
12 Oct 2022

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Old Age
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are currently looking to offer a substantive post to cover the Practice Development Nurse/Practitioner post in the Western Community Hospital, OPMH inpatient and community teams. If you have experience working at Band 7 level and are keen to step into a leadership and practice development role this could be the perfect opportunity to gain further experience in this field. The role will enable the continued development of our staff and services.

The post holder will be an integral member of the Southampton OPMH Leadership Team and will be involved in working with key stakeholders and partners to achieve the Community Mental Health Framework and our Divisional business plan. The post holder will also work closely with students, preceptee’s and our broader workforce on individual or team develop.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is thinking of developing their career and interested in taking the next step into a leadership and practice development role. This is an excellent opportunity to experience leadership and gain insight into the vision and direction of OPMH services in Southampton. The role will be fully supported by the Matron and Head of Nursing within Southampton OPMH.

The post holder will lead by example, commit to team working and will have the necessary skills to successfully support the teams. The expected pattern of work will be Monday-Friday 9-5pm although flexibility within this will be considered. He / she will have excellent communication skills, be able to support and empower others and enjoy working across multiple services and teams including close networking with voluntary sector organisations and partnership agencies.

All potential candidates are invited to have an informal discussion about the role by contacting

Katy Whiting, Matron for Southampton inpatient and community services on 07769 725250 or

Sharon Harwood, Head of Nursing for OPMH on or 07775 602417.

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