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Band 5 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-20-84303-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
South Leicestershire CMHT(MHSOP)
The Neville Centre, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester

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.


Registered Mental Health Nurse Band 5 (Community)

Based within the South Leicestershire CMHT (MHSOP) 37.5 hours per week part time will be considered

An opportunity has arisen within our South Leicestershire Community Mental Health Team for a Band 5 Mental Health Nurse.

If you are an enthusiastic and motivated RMHN who wishes to develop their skills and experience further, we would like you to join our CMHT. We provide a caring service to people over the age of 65 years who have complex organic and functional mental health need, and people under the age of 65 with early onset dementia.

We aims to support our patients in a recovery focused approach and put an emphasis on living well, recovery, self -management and person centred approaches.

Our specialist services have a locality focus within outpatients, CMHTs, Urgent Care Services and Inpatients, adopting a multi-disciplinary team approach.

You will need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care. You are expected to carry out an initial specialist mental health assessments including clinical risk assessment and to provide evidence based therapeutic interventions to the patients and carers. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to this post and the ability to work alone as part of a wider team.

You will have an identified mentor/supervisor to guide and support you with the knowledge and skills required for this post, you will receive a regular clinical/managerial supervision plus annual appraisal.

he Team has close working partnerships with Social Services, the voluntary sector and the Primary Care Trusts.

We have a strong commitment to supervisory training and personal development reviews, from which you will benefit.

A full driving licence is essential and a car-leasing or car salary sacrifice scheme is available subject to meeting the acceptance criteria.

For further information please contact:

Maarit Kiiski, Service Lead, Tel 0116 295 3150,

Julie Sherwin , Deputy Service Lead, Tel: 0116 2953150,

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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