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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/08/2021.

Senior Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 348-MNH-610A

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
AMHT - North Area - MH
£31,365 to £37,890 pa, based on full hours

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

Are you looking to maximise your potential, learn new skills and develop into the practitioner you aspire to be? If this applies to you keep reading and see what the Basingstoke Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team has to offer you…

The Mid and North CRHT is looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and talented professional to join the team. In return for your commitment to us we will work with you to realise your professional ambitions and support your development within one of the following areas of recognised clinical excellence:


- Clinical expertise

- Education

- Quality Improvement and Research

- Leadership and Management

To help you achieve your full potential we pledge to facilitate successful applicants to engage in the coaching and training currently offered through the Trusts Academy of Clinical Excellence and actively encourage your participation on a self-directed development journey.

To fulfil the requirements of this role you need to hold a professional registration in Social Work, Nursing or Occupational Therapy and be competent in completing high quality assessments of individual’s needs. The successful applicant will be expected to work alongside their colleagues in supporting individuals and their carer’s in their home environment as an alternative to a hospital setting whenever possible. As the successful candidate will be working alongside other agencies to promote holistic recovery focused care as well as producing reports, completing audits, and engaging with the Safe Haven as necessary, excellent communication skills are a must.

As this role is community based, applicants will need to hold a full UK driving licence (or equivalent) and have access to a suitable vehicle for work.


In addition to the local team offer of training and development the Trust is also able to offer:


• Rewards of £1,000 if you recommend a friend to come and work in the trust

• Relocation package up to £8,000

• Various supportive opportunities to maintain personal wellbeing

• Cycle to work scheme

• Generous annual leave entitlement

• NHS Pension Scheme

• Free parking on site

• A range of staff discounts

We are a supportive and welcoming team that prides ourselves on our zest and passion for making a difference to people’s lives in our community. If you think this opportunity may be for you but are still unsure, maybe you have a requirement for flexible working or need something else please contact Carol Blunden. Phone: 01256 376389 or via email:

We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community and we are committed to equal opportunities. We strongly encourage candidates to read all available information to support their application, please use the application form to demonstrate that you meet the requirements laid out in the job description and person specification.

Previous applicants need not apply within a six month period for the same role.

A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment; costs associated with this will be reimbursed, subject to taxation in line with guidance from HMRC.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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