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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/07/2022.

Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 348-SOU-I-223L

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Saxon Ward, Antelope House
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 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

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Southern Health NHS 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.


Just when Mental Health couldn’t be more important, Southern Health is proud to be one of the largest providers of mental health and specialist mental health services in the UK.

Antelope House is our acute mental health inpatient and psychiatric intensive care unit. Where we offer high quality, recovery focused care to adult with a range of mental health needs. Our Saxon Ward, male acute mental health inpatient unit, accommodates 18 beds (+ 1 emergency bed) with a functional mental illness – such as depression, a personality disorder or schizophrenia.

As a member of the team, you will support the delivery of responsive, evidence based recovery focused care to the service users in acute mental health crisis. We think working within mental health has to be one of the most rewarding careers to be in. If you are currently a band 6 RMN or a band 5 looking for the next step up and you would like to work where you can make a real difference, there’s no better place to be than Antelope House.

To be in with a chance of working at Antelope House you will need to be a registered Mental Health Nurse with the NMC. To attract the best talent we offer a generous relocation package as well as a Golden Hello of £2,500 (This offer is only available to external candidates and does not apply to current HIOW NHS staff)

*** Check out our attached video to learn more about Antelope House ***

If you would like further information on this role, Tracey Riley, Ward Manager, would be more than happy to have a friendly confidential chat. She can be contacted on 023 8083 5591.

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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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.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment.


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.



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