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Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-96981-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
City Central CMHT
Leicester City Centre
£31,365 - £37,890

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.

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)

It is an exciting time for mental health services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our community mental health teams are undergoing a major transformation and we are searching for an additional staff member with a range of skills and a passion to deliver great mental health services.

We are looking for a qualified RMN who has experience of supporting individuals with a range of complex mental health needs. The ideal candidate will also have experience of working with a multi-disciplinary team to support individuals and groups of people to recover and gain skills to maintain their mental health and well-being.

We are looking for a staff member to demonstrate a commitment to a recovery approach; someone who will work collaboratively with the people who use our services and who can develop relationships. The role will involve working within an integrated multi-disciplinary team with a range of practitioners from outside of the NHS including; primary care, social care and the voluntary-community sector.

We are looking for a staff member who:

  • Can meet the criteria as outlined in the Person Specification
  • Has previous experience of working with mental illness either in an inpatient or community setting.
  • Has the ability to manage the demands of a case load and plan your diary effectively.
  • Has a commitment to and a working knowledge of recovery principles and interventions.
  • Enjoys working in a multi-disciplinary team as well as being able to work on their own initiative.
  • Is enthusiastic, positive and ready to work in a transformative environment

In return we offer a robust induction, supportive supervision and ongoing training opportunities. We are a very supportive team that always help each other out and help you to develop and progress your career.



Please contact Team Leader Kay Lloyd for more information or an informal chat about the post on 0116 2957070.

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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