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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2021.

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-20-84068-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
CAMHS Community Outpatients
Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland

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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Are you a Registered Mental Health Nurse, do you want to expand your experience working in mental health then please read on. Do you want to work in an innovative and enthusiastic community 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…

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Outpatient team in specialist CAMHS. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and committed Mental Health Nurses to join our multi-disciplinary team offering specialist mental health assessment and intervention to children, young people and their families living within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Our CAMHS service is comprehensive and in addition to the Outpatient team has specialist teams for inpatient adolescent services, learning disabilities, primary mental health services, looked after and adopted children, young offenders and homeless children and Paediatric Psychology as well as a Crisis Team.

The post holders will be joining a large supportive Outpatient service with excellent levels of supervision and a personal development programme to help achieve further relevant training targets. You will be supported by a dynamic Leadership team as well as the wider Multi-disciplinary Team. The post holder will be offered an inclusive and varied induction plan leading to a balanced Job plan to support emotional wellbeing and service need.

Following the Transforming Community Services programme, the Leicester Partnership Trust is now a large provider of Community Health, Mental Health and Learning Disability services, serving a population of approximately 1 million people across Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We will be holding a virtual drop in onMonday 7th Junebetween3pm and5pm – by Microsoft Teams – if you would like to drop in and ask any questions then please contact Emma as below for a time slot.

Enquiries should be made to

Viki Elliott Lead Matron on 0116 2952992 or

Emma Bown Clinical Team Lead 0116 2952992 or


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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