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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/08/2021.

Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 348-MNH-410D

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
OPMH - North CMHT
Location:
Basingstoke, Winchester and Andover
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa, based on full-time 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.


Memory Assessment Service and In-Reach Service

Posts available across Basingstoke, Winchester and Andover

Our Trust vision is to deliver world class treatment and care, together with our service uses, their families and our partners in health and care. We have established an ambitious programme of transformation to support the improvements we need to make and create a needs based, holistic approach to physical and mental wellbeing, treatment and recovery for our patients and resilience support for carers and families.

We believe our staff are our most valuable asset; and excellent, well trained and motivated staff will help us deliver this transformation, creating a culture of compassion, collaboration and continuous improvement.  We have our own unique, internal Academy of Excellence supporting registered staff to gain support throughout their careers to realise their aspirations as well as links to local universities to support further education and development.  We support staff in clinical practice in many ways, and this includes having a team of Practice Educators to support and guide staff as they work alongside them.  We are also increasingly looking to enable staff to move seamlessly into roles that best meet their needs at that time, both within the service and across the division as well as within the local healthcare system.  We are one of only a few NHS Trusts in the country to offer fully funded leadership and management qualifications to staff. 

Due to an exciting expansion of the Memory Assessment Service and In-Reach service we are currently seeking highly skilled, motivated, passionate practitioners with a desire to provide high quality, timely care.

Recruiting across North and Mid Hants., if you have a desire to be to part of innovative service re-design and expansion then we are looking for you.

You may already be a B6 or looking for your next step. We are keen to hear from nurses, occupational therapists or any other professionally registered clinician with a desire to work with individuals referred for a memory assessment or who are resident in a care home and have mental health challenges.

** We are also offering £2,500 Golden Hello Payment to external candidates from outside of Hampshire and Isle of Wight OR anexciting opportunity to be supported to complete further study which may include the prescribing pathway.

Informal discussions/visits welcomed; please contact: Sheila Gascoigne 07775600519 or Sheila.gascoigne@southernhealth.nhs.uk

Further details are set out in the Job Description. For additional information, please contact




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.

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND ADULTS AT RISK

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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