At Southern Health we believe great nurses don’t just treat illness –they change lives. And now we’re looking for more talented nurses who share our vision: helping people recover a life beyond mental health problems.
Our aim is to provide high quality integrated care and to work collaboratively with our service users to support their recovery making a positive difference to their health, well-being and independence. We have a strong recovery ethos and are dedicated to promoting service user involvement at all levels.
We provide mental health treatment and support for adults and older people, in the community and our inpatient services. We also provide an acute adolescent psychiatric service for young people between 12 to 18 years.
Our specialised mental health services provide secure and intensive support for adults and young people with mental illness.
We also provide Older People's Mental Health services, vacancies for which can be found here.
A career as a Mental Health Nurse can be very rewarding. Watch the RCN Video below to find out more.
We care for people in the community and across number of inpatient sites based across Hampshire. Some of our units include:
Parklands Hospital (Basingstoke) - We are offering a fantastic opportunity for you to work in our Acute Admission / Ministry of Defence Unit and our Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit within Parklands Hospital. Both Units work together to provide intensive support for patients in a period of acute psychiatric illness. We also provide care for Ministry of Defence serving personnel who need an in-patient admission.
Antelope House (Southampton) - Antelope House is a modern, purpose build acute psychiatric hospital in the centre of Southampton. Providing care for adults with severe mental health problems, Antelope House has a male ward, a female ward and a PICU ward.
Bluebird House - Bluebird House is one of five Secure Forensic Mental Health Services for Young People within the NHS. It is a highly specialist purpose built unit which has an established and dedicated multi-disciplinary team.
Melbury Lodge (Winchester) - Adult Mental Health and Mother and baby mental health unit co-located; from which we provide care and treatment to service users who are experiencing an acute mental health crisis and require a short period of hospital care to support their recovery. Kingsley ward is based in Winchester and cares for the needs of service users across Hampshire.
Ravenswood House (Fareham)- Ravenswood House is a Medium Secure inpatient unit, providing high quality care and treatment to 63 males, via four clinical wards.