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Return to Practice Nurses

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.

A Call to All Registered Nurses Who Have Allowed Their Registration to Slip

Have you missed nursing? Would you like to return to practice? If so, we are delighted to invite returning nurses to Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, a community provider of Adult, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nursing; We also provide Health Visiting and School Nursing across Hampshire.

We are currently looking to recruit and support the right people with lapsed registration on a Return to Practice (RTP) Course in partnership with Health Education England - Wessex and local universities.

If you have taken a break from nursing and want to return to practice you will need to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Councils (NMC) requirements for re-registration. The programmes offered by the University of Southampton and Bournemouth University are fully approved by the NMC. Please specify on your application which is your preferred University.

If successful, we would be delighted to offer you an honorary contract with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust for the duration of the course, including appropriate mentorship and practice hours, in order for you to achieve the requirements.

Please note that your information will be shared with our partnership universities as part of the recruitment process.

For further information, including an informal chat or visit to the
Trust please contact:

Hannah Connell (Practice Educator) on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed ); or Liz Dickinson (Learning Practice Facilitator)  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( 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.

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.

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