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Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-93581-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Belvoir Ward, Bradgate Mental Health Unit
£24,907 - £30,615

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.

Are you an existing Band 5 RMN looking for a new challenge and to learn new skills or always wanted to work on an adult male Psychiatric intensive care ward?

We have a role for you:

Exciting opportunities for Band 5 RMN’s to join LPT’s Male PICU –Belvoir Ward.

All registered staff working on Belvoir Ward will receive a recruitment and retention payment of £1,542 per annum (pro rata for part time) in addition to your salary.

Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and well being for all? Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion?

The ward admits males who are posing risks that cannot be safely managed on an open ward within LPT. Typically our admissions will be short term and patients will be transferred back to an acute ward to continue with their recovery.

Belvoir Ward cares for patients in the least restrictive way and focuses on positive engagement and meaningful activity.

We hope to give patients a positive experience of being in hospital whilst focusing on risk management and providing a safe environment.

People wishing to join the team on Belvoir Ward should be motivated to work in a service that offers involvement and empowerment for patients who have an acutely severe mental illness. The ward will encourage all patients to have a voice in how the ward works and in their own individual care pathway.

We are looking for passionate individuals who are committed to delivering the highest levels of patient care in a challenging but rewarding environment.

We are looking for the following attributes in our staff:

  • Have a person centred ethos, showing empathy and the desire to make a difference.

  • Have the ability to work effectively in a team ensuring consistency and continuity of care for patients.

  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity.

  • Be flexible, adaptable, well organised and able to manage workload and time effectively in line with the needs of the ward.

  • Have a desire to expand on your existing skills and knowledge and support organisational change.

  • Be able to build effective therapeutic relationships quickly with patients.

  • To build excellent relationships with other services and ensure effective admission and discharge plans.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Jon-Paul Vivers on 0116 2952705 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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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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