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   What are we looking for?

Our Trust would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we’re looking for the best.  

We are passionate about providing remarkable care and we’re looking for people that share our mindset. We believe great healthcare professionals don’t just treat illness –they change lives.

Our patients are at the centre of everything we do and whether you're in the office helping manage the financial accounts, or working on a ward providing direct patient care, you need to share our ethos.

We encourage staff to be innovative and to challenge the norm. We know that a strong workforce should be a diverse one, with a mix of skills, strengths and abilities.

  Staff benefits

As an employee of Southern Health and the NHS, you’ll be entitled to a range of perks and benefits.

       Fantastic annual leave allowance

Full-time staff* will be entitled to 27 days as well as bank holidays, which increases after five and ten years service.

*Some clinical staff may have different allowances.

You can also request additional unpaid leave and special leave (which covers unforeseen situations such as compassionate or carer leave).

       Great pension scheme

Membership to the excellent NHS pension scheme is voluntary, but you’ll automatically become a member when you start (unless you choose to opt out).


As an NHS Employee, you’ll be entitled to a whole range of discounts with retailers and other organisations. From reduced gym membership to money off your shopping, you can find most deals available on the NHS Discounts website.


PSdiscounts offers public sector staff discounts and online cashback from more than 3,000 online brands.  This also means that you'll receive high street cashback from brands and supermarkets, discounted retail vouchers and gift cards from over 100 brands and more than 4,500 local discounts from pubs, restaurants, health, beauty services and more. 

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Who are we?

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disability services. Whatever you’re looking for from your career, with over 6,000 employees, you’ll find it at Southern Health.

There are hundreds of opportunities to expand your skills through our diverse range of services. As well as our inpatients services and community contacts we run a wide range of specialist services including diabetes care, frailty services, MRI scanning, an eating disorder service, stalking clinics and an award winning perinatal service. We also have a range of secure services including a specialist unit for young people aged 12 -18. Our research team is dedicated to conducting research into many areas of mental and physical health and you will have the opportunity to be part of our studies.

We passionate about providing remarkable care and we’re looking for people that share our mindset. People want different things from their career and we’re here to find the perfect package that’s right for you. From making sure you have time for family, working on the other passions in your life or finding the next rung on the career ladder, we can support you.



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