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Band 5 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-96194-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Enhanced Rehabilitation and Recovery Pathway
£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.


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Band 5 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Do you want to be involved in supporting service users with mental health difficulties on their rehab journey. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Community Enhanced Rehabilitation Team (CERT).

CERT is a new community rehab team within the enhanced rehabilitation and recovery pathway. Comprising of a multi-disciplinary team CERT provides transitional support and mental health rehabilitation focused interventions in the community for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties. We work within a recovery approach undertaking collaborative interventions with service users, families and wider networks within the community.

You would need to demonstrate effective assessment, planning, monitoring and evaluation of care given to service users, providing specialised, enhanced rehabilitation and recovery interventions in the least restrictive setting. To assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient’s care packages in line with the Care Programme Approach in the role of the Care Co-Ordinator/Lead Professional and to undertake the role of lead clinician for service users who are under a Community Treatment Order (Mental Health Act).

A full driving licence is essential, and a car-leasing scheme is in operation.

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.

For more information or to discuss this opportunity further, please contact:

Michelle Gray- Team Lead, 07342088049 or Coral Carter- Marsh, 07879262366

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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