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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2021.

Associate Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 348-PSE-600A

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Havant, Hayling & Waterlooville CMHT - OPMH
£21,892 to £24,157 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.

The Older Persons Community Mental Health team, based at Havant Health Centre, and which covers, Havant, Hayling Island and Waterlooville is looking for a Nursing Associate who will work as a core member of the Community Mental Health team to co-ordinate the care of a complex service users. The appropriate candidate will be joining the team in a fantastic new role as we start a physical health clinic for functional and organic mental health patients, as well as completing follow up and initial assessments.

Working under the supervision of the Team Manager or their nominated deputy, you will formulate care and risk management plans in accordance with the identified need of the patient and ensure that these are recovery focused and developed in collaboration with the service user and where appropriate their relative/and carer.

You will have a role to play as we aspire to provide excellent patient care. We are looking for people who are able to demonstrate a passion for the care of patients and their families. If you have an interest in caring for patients with functional mental health needs or dementia then this is the role for you!

You will be a registered Nurse Associate, with post registration experience.

As the post is working in the community a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential.

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.

UK Registration

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

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