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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/10/2020.

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-20-82829-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Mill Lodge - Stewart House
Narborough, Leicester
£24,907/ £26,970/ £27,416/ £30,615

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.


Mill Lodge - Stewart House, Narborough - Huntington Disease Inpatient Services

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

Have you got what it takes to take on a new challenging role? Calling on all organised, motivated Mental Health Nurses both newly qualified and experienced to join our team. We want Nurses that are passionate about delivering Person Centred Care, recognising people as individuals and being able to help people we care for to live their best life possible and to really make a difference to their health and well-being.

You will get to work with a Specialist team of staff and have the opportunity to work in a very special environment. You can really make a difference to our patients. The Unit was newly opened last year and there are lots of plans and really good opportunities for our staff. We are a 14 bedded Specialist Unit caring for individuals with Huntington’s Disease. Although this is a very complex illness that will challenge and test, you will be a Nurse that stands out from other individuals.

This role will give you superb grounding for your Nursing career whether you are just starting out on your career path or if you are an experienced Nurse, this role will give you the satisfaction to work within this Specialist Unit. By applying for this role, we are confident you will be making a great decision for your career journey.

As a newly qualified member of staff you will be provided with a new innovative 8 week introduction and orientation to Huntington’s disease specialist.

This will entail working within a unique supernumerary capacity to promote learning.

You will receive:

  • MDT specialism Training.
  • Regular 1.1 mentoring
  • Shadowing time with all disciplines and all grades of staff.
  • Weekly supervision
  • Opportunity to attend Outpatient Clinics
  • Time spent with Enrol-HD Research staff
  • Opportunity to work alongside the HD Community Team
  • Protected time for self-directed study / research
  • Payment of your NMC PIN for the first year by monthly instalments

This programme is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to assume responsibility for the day to day provision of care.

Mill Lodge is a bespoke build with excellent facilities.

It will offer you a fantastic environment to learn from a wealth of expertise.

We will proactively nurture your talent and invest time to support your career development.

You will be joining a highly compassionate and rewarding area of Mental Health Nursing.

We welcome you to give us a call to arrange a visit for a look around. For more information, please contact our friendly team of staff who would be happy to help.

For more information about our roles, please contact Marie McGranaghan, Team Manager, Mill Lodge 0116 225 2750 or Steve Lynch, Deputy Ward Manager for Mill Lodge on 0116 295 1615.

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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