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Band 6 Deputy Ward Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-69853-NS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Ward 3, St Luke's Hospital, Market Harborough
Location:
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7BN
Salary:
£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.


Experienced Registered Nurses (Adult) with recent experience in Medical Ward areas

Job Type: Permanent -Full time and Part time (30 hours) posts available

We are offering an attractive recruitment scheme for all new Band 5 and Band 6 employees. Three years in total £2000 per new employee (Subject to tax and NI and non- pensionable, terms and conditions apply) 6 MONTHS £500 18 months £500 36 months £1000.

We are looking for a highly experienced Level 1 (Adult) Registered Nurse with strong clinical skills, who are enthusiastic and motivated to provide visible leadership in support of the Ward Sister. The post holder will be experienced Band 5 nurse who can demonstrate they have a range of transferable skills within a hospital setting and have medical or sub-acute medical experience or a current Band 6 nurse wishing to undertake a new and exciting challenge.

The successful candidate will be supported develop their leadership ability and management skills and will lead by example to deliver excellence in patient care. We have an established band 6 induction and development programme to support you in this role.

You will need to hold a mentoring qualification or have a planned start for this as the ward takes a number of nursing students as well as newly qualified and return to practice nurses for their preceptorship.

You will be working for the Trust’s Community Health Services division (Hospital Service Line) which provides health care services within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We are an integrated and flexible nursing and therapy workforce that delivers seamless, high quality, co-ordinated care, driven by clinical outcomes and a positive patient and staff experience. If you are looking for variety, innovation in nursing and career development we would be delighted to receive your application.

We are looking for a Level 1 Nurse with excellent communication and organisational skills who enjoy working in a fast paced ever-changing environment. You will be expected to be able to work as part of a team and lead that team to deliver the highest possible standards of patient care.

This post is on St Luke’s Ward 3 which is one of our community hospital in-patient wards caring predominantly for frail elderly medically unwell patients. The wards manage a range of specialities including sub – acute medically unwell patients, those who have complex discharge needs & palliative patients for symptom control or ‘end of life’ care.

The wards all have a multi-disciplinary approach to patient management. Family and MDT goal setting are an integral part of the Registered Nurse role in all our in-patient areas.

Supported by the Ward Sister & Matron you will develop your professional accountability, innovative thinking and contribute to the clear vision for the in-patient nursing areas. You will be responsible for supporting the continuous management of the Ward and contributing to high standards of care delivery.

We strongly recommend that you visit our Wards during the application process so that you understand fully the types of patients on our Wards, our patient management process with the MDT and how we facilitate timely discharges and communicate this to our patients and their families.

If you want to make a difference to patients and their families, feel a sense of achievement in your job, and that your work can make an impact on local people’s lives then we would like to hear from you.

We offer free parking on all our sites

Please contact Sarah Bowden, Matron on 07823 551849 or sarah.bowden@leicspart.nhs.uk for further information.




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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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