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Charge Nurse

Job Description

Named as one of the 100 best places to work in the NHS by the Health Service Journal in 2015, Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health, learning disabilities and social care services.

Charge Nurse

Job Title: CommunityLearning Disability Charge Nurse

Salary band: Band 6

Hours: Full-time 375 hours per week

Location: North Hampshire, Dame Mary Fagan House, Basingstoke

We are looking for an enthusiastic, qualified nurse to join the North Hampshire Community Learning Disability Team on a permanent contract. Your primary base will be with the Basingstoke Team; however you will be required to work across the locality.

You will be providing specialist health services for adults who have a learning disability living within the North Hampshire area.

The role will involve working as part of a highly motivated and dynamic multi-professional team and. You will be responsible for the day to management of a team of Band 5 nurses, providing them with professional leadership and provide senior clinical support to the wider MDT

Holding an RNLD nursing qualification and being a car driver are essential. You will receive regular reflective and managerial supervision, professional support and access to relevant training and opportunities to develop your clinical skills, knowledge and professional practice.

If you would like to discuss this post, please contact Melanie Webb, Senior Locality Nurse, on  ( Phone number removed ) .

Closing Date for Applications: 31/10/16

Interview Date: TBC

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.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be informed via your email address therefore, please check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis. 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. You will comply with all Employer processes in order to provide yearly permission to the Employer enabling it to view your status and to undertake random checks as required. If you change to a role where a check would no longer be required this will be confirmed and you may end your membership if desired.

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

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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