Senior Mental Health Nurse

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
15 Oct 2022

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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If you could design your perfect job role… What would it look like?

We continue to develop and invest in our extraordinary CAMHS Services and WE WANT YOU to become part of our journey in helping young people recover and overcome adversity.

As a trust we care about our staff and believe in developing a long term structured career pathway within Southern Health!

We are proud to invest in you and support your journey….
  • We will provide you with a robust and supportive welcome programme; including our local CAMHS Induction day and Training day.
  • The opportunity to apply to enrol on the Children’s and Young Persons Mental Health Inpatient Training Programme with the University of Reading. This is an innovative 10-day research informed training programme, spread over 5 weeks.

We just don’t stop giving….

How would you like to earn an extra £1401 per annum on top of your salary?Appealing right?

And how about…..

*********£2,500 ‘Golden Hello’ Payment**********

Apply now and when you are successfully recruited you will receive £2,500

(does not apply to current HIOW NHS Staff)

Where will you be working you ask?

Set in its own grounds, Leigh House is an is an award winning purpose built hospital offering a specialist inpatient service and day care for young people aged between 12-18 years.

We provide support and treatment for young people experiencing acute mental illness, such as depression and psychotic disorders whilst also specialising in supporting those with anorexia.

You care for them, we care for you….

We understand how important work life balance is and we know happy staff makes for outstanding care. Let us know if you require flexible working and we will always do our best to accommodate you.

As a Staff Nurse you will be a vital part of our multi-disciplined team helping us to deliver high standards of care to the young people we care for. Your day will be very varied and include supporting our young people through completion of nursing assessments, evaluation of care, contributing to ward reviews, training and development of junior staff and ensuring a high standard of nursing care is maintained through supervision.

This post is also available to newly qualified staff and you will be offered a comprehensive preceptorship when you come to join us.

Come and join a team where you will not go unnoticed.

We can’t wait to meet you!

Click the video link at the side to find out more about working in our team.

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 for band 6’s focuses on enhancing your competence and confidence as a senior clinician and leader. As such, you will have access to masters level academic study with our partner universities as well as access to a variety of internal and external leadership programmes, workshops and support tools. The Academy encourages all our registrants to engage with service improvement, research and facilitating learning and a range of opportunities to support these core professional activities is available from ACE. To help you progress your journey with us, you will have access to a ‘Career Navigation’ conversation which will help you explore your career aspirations and make decisions about your career trajectory.

Happy to Talk Flexible Working -all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

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