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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/03/2021.

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-92502-MA

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Community
Location:
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Salary:
£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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Orchard Resource Centre in Hinckley for a band 6 registered mental health nurse.

Our team is very welcoming, supportive, fun and friendly. We provide assessment & treatment for patients 18-65 years old with severe and enduring mental illness in a recovery focused way. Come and join us and be a part something great, add your skills and further develop your knowledge and experience.

This role will predominantly involve holding a caseload of patients, partaking in the assessment rota, administering depot medications, being part of the duty rota taking calls during office hours from our patients and supporting them with the management of their recovery.

We are looking for people that

• Have an enthusiastic, can do attitude.

• Enjoy being a team player as well as being able to work on own initiative.

• Have excellent documentation skills in terms of record keeping.

• Have previous experience of working with mental illness either in an inpatient or community setting.

• Are positive and enthusiastic in quality improvement initiatives.

• Working knowledge of recovery principles and interventions.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Have good IT skills or a willingness to embrace the learning.

• An ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure when required.

• Excellent organisational skills to plan diary effectively.

It's a very positive time to join us as we are working together towards the exciting changes ahead as part of LPT transformation and Step Up To Great Mental Health. This role will be an integral part of the development of the treatment and recovery teams.

In return we offer a robust induction, supervision and on-going training in a warm and welcoming environment. We are a very supportive team that always help each other out and will help you to develop your career.

Please contact Georgina Loveridge/Elaine Kirt (Team Leads) or Helen Rutter (Acting Team Manager) for more information or an informal chat about this role on 01455 443950.

 

 




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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