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.
Mental Health Nurse
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Apply now and if you are successfully recruited you will receive £2,500
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Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust provides high quality integrated care across community health, mental health, learning disability and social care services in the South of England.
Antelope House is our acute mental health inpatient unit in Southampton where our multidisciplinary team offer high quality recovery focused care to adults with a range of mental health needs. Antelope House has 42 inpatient beds across two acute wards and a 10 bedded psychiatric intensive care unit.
We have been working with our staff to redesign our workforce and are now launching our exciting new model. We have developed new roles including Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse therapists, Associate Practitioners and Peer Support Workers. We now have exciting opportunities for skilled and dedicated mental health nurses to join the team at Antelope House. 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. You will act as clinical supervisor for an allocated number of health care support workers, and will oversee the day to day running of the shift supported by senior nurses.
We encourage and invest in individuals personal and professional develop in areas that they are passionate about and have a special interest in. We have designed career pathways for all staff from Band 2 support workers to advanced nurse practitioners. When joining our team we will work with you to decide how you want to develop and how we can support you.
For those candidates that are interested we may be able to offer a rotational post combining both community and in-patient experience working across our acute care pathway.
This is a full time post (37.5 hours per week - 1 WTE). Consideration can be given for flexible working.
We are looking to appoint highly motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, resourceful and resilient individuals who are committed to providing care with compassion to service users in their recovery.
We are offering generous relocation packages for those staff who wish to relocate to Southampton.
For further information on this role, please contact Sarah Leonard, Acute Care Pathway Manager on ( Phone number removed ) or via email on ( Email address removed )
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.
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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; 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.
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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.
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