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Band 5 Community Staff Nurse #Home First

Job Reference: 313-A-21-95979-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Health Services
Leicester - based at Merlyn Vaz Health & Social Care Centre OR Braunstone Health & Social Care Centre
£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 Staff Nurse #Home First

Are you a Registered General Nurse - Adults who strives to make a positive difference to the lives of your patients? Do you want flexibility with your work hours? Are you looking for a great work / life balance?

We understand the need for flexibility when it comes to the hours that you work. So if you feel stuck with the hours you’re currently on, you’ll want to read on.

Our teams located at Merlyn Vaz Health and Social Care Centre and Braunstone Health and Social Care Centre can offer the hours-

Here are some examples of the hours that we could consider:

  • The late – 6pm till 10pm (to include weekends).
  • Part-time – 22.5 hour per week contracts, working 3 days a week (to include weekends and 10pm finishes).
  • The school shift – 9:30am till 3pm (to include weekends and occasional 10pm finishes).
  • Mornings – 8am till 1pm (to include weekends and occasional 10pm finishes).


The Role

This is part of our developing hub-based Community Nursing Teams where we offer core Community Nursing, Rapid Response and Home First nursing interventions to patients living in their own homes, residential homes and in local accessible clinics.

We work in an integrated way with health and care providers across the whole system in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to ensure that care is joined up and that whenever we can, we strive to care for patients at home, helping them to maintain independence and ensuring that high quality care is delivered in an efficient and holistic manner.

With the role being based in the community, you will need to be a car driver. LPT offer a car leasing or car salary sacrifice scheme subject to meeting the acceptance criteria.


What We Can Offer You

  • Regular, meaningful clinical supervision tailored to your specific needs.
  • A well-supported and individually tailored induction.
  • A professional development plan which supports your continuous learning and development.
  • Training and quality improvement opportunities.
  • A healthy work life balance with weekend working on a rota of one in three, long and short days available and no night shifts.

The opportunity to work within an innovative and progressive service which is testing and developing new ways of working, which is involved in the national Ageing Well programme as an early implementer site and which has been shortlisted for national awards in 2019/2020/2021.


Next Steps

If you like what you have read, please apply today. If you’d like to have an informal conversation, please contact Jackie Mitchell (07917013535).

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.

UK Registration

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

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