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.
We are clinically led by Ron Shields CEO since June 2020.
We are on an ambitious journey to become an outstanding Trust with a fresh board driving our 6,000 staff to provide the best care to our 240,000 patients.
With over 84% of our services rated as good or outstanding in our 2018 CQC report we’re looking for exemplary people to help us achieve our goals:
- far greater inclusion of patients and carers in the delivery of services
- closer integration of our mental and physical health services with primary, acute and social care
- more involvement of clinical staff in the leadership and design of improved services.
We are proud to offer a truly diverse range of services from over 250 sites across Hampshire on the beautiful South Coast.
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 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.
Living in Hampshire
Hampshire is based in the centre of the South Coast. As well as the idyllic New Forest National Park, we have some the country’s best beaches and coastline on our doorstep. If it’s culture you’re after then we have the historical cities of Portsmouth, Winchester, and Salisbury within easy reach. There are some amazing museums such as Milestones Living History Museum in Basingstoke and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with the prestigious Mary Rose.
The county is served with some great travel links with quick and easy access to London. Southampton also has its own airport with large motorways including M3 and M27 serving the whole area.
If you like to be kept busy, then we can help here too. Southampton, Portsmouth and Winchester have a great range of shops, restaurants and bars with fantastic leisure facilities. You can pop on the ferry to Isle of Wight and join in with the annual music festival. There are also regular Farmers’ Markets held in villages across the county selling fresh, local produce and a range of homemade treats.
For those of you who enjoy sport we have a county cricket team and a premier league football team. If you love the water, then Hampshire is for you! We host Cowes Week sailing event, and a kite surfing festival every year. There are also many opportunities for kayaking, windsurfing and SUP.
If you currently live further afield, then get in touch to enquire about our attractive relocation packages and join us to enjoy south coast living.
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