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Band 6 Deputy Ward Sister / Deputy Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-72853-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Snibston Stroke Unit, Coalville Community Hospital
Coalville, Leicestershire
£30,401 / £32,525 / £33,587 / £34,782 / £37,267

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

LPT Community Health Services have two Specialists, multidisciplinary led, stroke rehabilitation units. Our Coalville Hospital Stroke Unit is looking for a highly motivated Band 6 nurse with an interest in the care and rehabilitation of patients who are recovering from a stroke.

The multidisciplinary team is made up of highly skilled nurses and therapists with medical management provided by advanced nurse practitioners with the support of stroke specialist consultants. The team is focused on delivering evidence based care to support positive outcomes for patients and encourage our staff and patients to be involved in approved research and which inform continuous quality, outcomes and care improvements. The Units have direct involvement with our acute and community partners to ensure a seamless pathway and optimal patient experience.

We are looking for a highly motivated Band 6 Deputy Sister who has excellent leadership qualities, has an interest in stroke rehabilitation and is keen to be involved in continuous quality improvement, innovative practice, delivering exceptional care as part of an integrated multidisciplinary team.

The rehabilitation stroke units within LPT deliver safe, effective patient centred care, working with our patients and partners in health and social care to deliver the right care in the right place at the right time. We offer opportunities for training, development and wellbeing for our staff to ensure we attract and retain the best people.

We are looking for a candidate who is able to demonstrate our Trust values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust.

If you are a qualified nurse, looking to be part of an integrated team that is forward thinking and passionate about delivering high quality care to patients requiring rehabilitation following a stroke, please contact Claire King (Ward Sister) on 07557207516 or email for further information. Alternatively, you can contact Lorna Jones, Stroke Matron, on 07895 178937.

We recommend that prior to your application you take the opportunity to visit the unit.

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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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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