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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-20-88176-AW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Charnwood CMHT
Loughborough Hospital
£31,365 / £33,176 / £33,779 / £37,890

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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Band 6 CPN (2.5 posts)

Charnwood CMHT

We are currently looking for 2 full and 1 part time Community Psychiatric Nurses to join us at Charnwood CMHT (Adult)

Do you want to be part of a great team?

Do you want access to opportunities that will help you develop your full potential and get the best out of your career?

We want to hear from motivated and caring mental health nurses who feel as strongly as we do about our Trust values of Compassion, Respect, Trust and Integrity. Charnwood CMHT based at Loughborough Hospital is looking to recruit CPN’s to provide high quality care for our service users

You will be an integral part of a team which at present is made up of 2 x Band 7 RMN,7 x Band 6 RMN's, 1 x Band 6 OT and 2 x Band 3 HCSWs, 1x clinical psychologist and 1 x PSW

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.

We believe all our staff can develop leadership qualities and if you can demonstrate yours, there will be opportunities to nurture and develop them.

It’s an exciting time to join LPT as we are at the start of a five-year transformation journey to ensure we provide excellent services for patients with mental ill health and support people towards recovery and resilience. It’s a challenging and fulfilling environment with multi-disciplinary teamwork at its core.

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.

Next Steps

If you like what you’ve read, please apply and we will be in touch. If you’d like to have an informal conversation, please contact Marie Beeston on 07786 910567

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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