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Band 4 Nursing Associate - CAMHS

Job Reference: 313-A-20-86391-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester / Leicestershire
£21.892 - £24.157

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.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nursing Associate role within the outpatient team in specialist CAMHS.

Do you want to work in an innovative and enthusiastic mental health team, providing high quality mental health services to children, young people and their families? Do you want to be working using a strength-based and person centred approach? Then look no further…

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, committed and motivated Registered Nursing Associate to join our excellent multi-disciplinary team. This is an outstanding opportunity if you are looking for a new challenge and would like to continue your professional development journey.

We are a large multi-disciplinary service of over 180 professional staff. Our CAMHS service is comprehensive and in addition to the City and County Outpatient teams, has specialist teams for inpatient adolescent services, learning disabilities, primary mental health services, children and young people with eating disorders, looked after and adopted children, young offenders and homeless children and paediatric psychology.

You will work closely with other members of the multidisciplinary team carrying out all aspects of care. You will be supporting the clinical team to deliver a high standard of person centred care. Promoting individual's skills and supporting their strengths as well as enhancing the holistic assessment for children and young people, ensuring that we prioritise their physical and emotional well-being in their assessment and treatment within CAMHs.

This will include liaising with primary care services to ensure physical health needs are appropriately monitored and being part of audits to maintain service improvement. You will also liaise with and attend meetings, when required with family, school, social care or other relevant agencies.

You should have good IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills and understand the importance of working within equal opportunities, safeguarding and confidentiality guidelines. You will be able to communicate on different levels both verbally and in writing and have good organisational skills.

You will be working with a friendly and experienced multidisciplinary team, providing patient centred and evidence based care and will be joining a large supportive service with good levels of supervision and a personal development programme to help achieve further relevant training targets.

Nursing Associates will work to the NMC Code and Standards of Proficiency and are subject to the same regulatory requirements including revalidation and fitness to practice.

We use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families


This is a full time post, however we will consider applicants looking for part time opportunities if suitable and arrangements meet the needs of the service.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact

Viki Elliott Lead Matron - CAMHS or 07827841394 or

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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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