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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2022.

Band 5 Bank Mental Health/Learning Disabilities Staff Nurses

Job Reference: 313-A-21-943460-AW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Centralised Staffing Solutions
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£24,907 -£30,615 pa pro rata

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Are you looking for a change of area or simply need more flexibility to manage your work/life balance? Then working for the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust Bank may be just the answer!

The Trust Bank provides cover across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland in the Community and Inpatient locations, we are looking to increase the number of bank staff we have available to support our services in these areas.

Due to the nature of the work on Bank, we can only accept Registered Nurses who have completed their preceptorship. If you are newly qualified and in a role which is facilitating your preceptorship you can still apply and we would hold your start date until preceptorship has been signed off and evidenced.

Being flexible in your work availability helps increase the chances of us matching shift requirements to your availability, but we do understand that some people want to work locally. Our temporary staffing system offers posts out to all Nurses on our bank who have the relevant skills, assessed competences and qualifications it is then up to the individual to decide whether they are interested in putting themselves forward for a particular shift.

If you are looking for flexible work that can fit around your other commitments, then this could be just what you're looking for.

In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable service we offer:

  • Various shifts patterns
  • Competitive pay including a range of enhancements
  • Paid annual leave accrual currently 12.5%
  • First choice of available shifts
  • Access to the NHS or NEST pension scheme depending on eligibility
  • Free training and development opportunities including Clinical Supervision’s
  • Experience gained by working in a variety of environments
  • Support and assistance with NMC revalidation
  • Free uniforms

Visit our Website for details of the various Mental Health/Learning Disability services we support.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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

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