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Band 5 Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-20-86370-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Springfield Road, 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.

Mental Health Nurse – Integrated Care Mental Health

Band 5 Mental Health Nurse

Full time - 37.5 hours

Not all Hero’s wear capes. Now more than ever, being a #NHSHero is something to be proud about. We’re currently looking for Mental Health Nurse to join us.

We require an enthusiastic and motivated Mental Health Nurse with relevant post registration experience, to work within our Integrated Care Mental Health Team, which at present covers 33 Surgeries acrossLeicester Citywith plans to expand further in the coming months. ICMHprovides a caring service to adults of all ages who have long term physical health conditions and co-existing mental health issues.

The team works alongside a variety of Health and Social Care Professionals including GPs, Practice Nurses, District Nurses, Specialist Nurses, Care Navigators, and also have established links with Adult Social Care, CMHTs and Memory Service.

You will be an integral part of a small but expanding team which at present is made up of 1 x Band 7 RMN, 4 x Band 6 RMN's, 1 x Band 6 OT and 2 x Band 3 HCSWs.

You would need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care. You should also demonstrate good assessment, risk assessment and communications skills and have the ability to work both alone and as part of a team.

We are a recognised learning Placement area and support both Nursing and Medical Students.

We have a strong commitment to Supervision, training and regular appraisal, from which you will benefit.

An ability to be able to access a wide range of Community locations without relying on public transport is essential.


Please note that due to COVID 19, interviews will be done via Microsoft Teams. You will need to download this on to your laptop, computer or smart phone. Applicants who are invited for Interview will be sent an invite via Email one week before the interview date.

For further information, please contact either of the following:-

David Shephard (Team Lead) - 07881625043

Samantha Manley (Deputy Team Lead)07464644720

Or ring the team base on 0116 2256779

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

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