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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/10/2019.

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-74547-UZ

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Bradgate site at Leicester Glenfield Hospital
£24,214 / £26,220 / £27,260 / £28,358 / £30,112

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Be part of something amazing

CAMHS inpatients are pleased to be able to offer the opportunity to be a band 5 nurse to come and join our expanding team

We have a new and exciting purpose built unit at the Bradgate site at Leicester Glenfield Hospital coming next year for 15 acute and eating disorder patients aged 13- 18. We are looking for motivated, proactive, enthusiastic and caring professionals to expand our well established team.

As part of the inpatient services you would be part of our MDT team comprising on consultant psychiatrist, psychology, psychotherapy, family therapy and nursing staff. Whilst on the ward you will be responsible for assessing, planning and implementing evidence based care to service users who are acutely unwell. You will also take part in running shifts and coordinating and delegating nursing duties to the nursing team. The inpatient service is continually developing and exploring ways to increase nursing expertise to offer wider therapies. Whilst working on the ward you will be expected to work shifts cover 7 days a week including early, late and night

We are looking to train staff to a high standard to meet the needs of the new unit and offer a rolling monthly training programme for all staff. We believe all our staff can develop leadership qualities and if you can demonstrate yours there will be opportunities to nurture and develop them.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health expertise and experience is desirable, but NOT essential as we recognize that expertise and experience in adult mental health and physical health is easily transferable. Experience in Eating Disorders is also desirable. In addition we offer opportunities to enhance your existing skills and learn new ones

Successful applicants for this post will automatically be provided with a Bank Workers agreement in addition to their substantive contract to provide both staff and our services with maximum flexibility for earnings and service delivery. Staff may opt out of the Bank Workers agreement at any point.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss this further please contact:

Danica Izycki Inpatient Sister: 01530 467404

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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