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.
Community Staff Nurse
Location: Central District area (Southern Parishes/ Chandlers Ford/ Eastleigh/ Romsey) – based with the Chandlers Ford ICT.
An opportunity has arisen for compassionate and dedicated registered nurses to join the Integrated Community Team, which includes Physical Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Therapy services. The team aspires to provide a responsive, safe effective caring service that is well led. The Integrated Community Team, whilst operating from a local hub, delivers a joined up approach across a specific locality, to deliver excellence in care and engages with all practices and wider stakeholders in the Chandlers Ford/ Eastleigh District.
To support you within your role, Southern Health NHS Trust have an excellent development and learning programme to help further develop your clinical and leadership skills. The Trust know that supporting, developing and nurturing their staff leads to outstanding patient care. We are committed to support the development of your career and have a competency based approach to clinical training and development which will ensure you are able to apply your newly developed skills in a safe and effective way.
We are looking for both newly qualified and experienced nurses to join our team, to work with us in the delivery and ongoing development of our community nursing services locally. You will work as part of a Community Nursing to provide complex nursing assessment, care and treatment to both adults and older people living at home who have long-term or complex physical health needs preventing them from accessing clinic based care.
Candidates will be able to work independently and have effective time management skills. They will have experience of managing a caseload of service users with complex needs, and will work well as part of the team.
The service operates seven days a week with the core hours between 830am and 430pm, with full time staff working one weekend in four. Twilight shifts until 1100pm are also available. Access to a vehicle and possession of a full driving license is essential.
For an informal discussion please contact: Anna Poole (Integrated Community Lead) via the iSPA ( Phone number removed )
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