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Band 5 Registered Nurse - RMN

Job Reference: 313-A-21-101318-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

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.

We recognise that many of our elderly patients have combined mental and physical health needs and welcome applicants from Mental Health, Physical Health or Learning Disability nursing background. We are currently seeking Band 5 Registered Nurse - RMN's to join our centre.

What are we are looking for?

  • RGN/Registered LD nurses required to have Mental Health experience.
  • Students are a key part of our team, and you will provide mentorship to learners on the Wards.
  • You will have a clear understanding of clinical supervision and participate in reflective practice groups with team members.
  • You will show a keen interest in developing your skills and knowledge in the inpatient environment as an effective member of the inpatient care team.
  • The role will include working as the Named Nurse for individual patients to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care and participate in clinical team review meetings.
  • All candidates must be computer literate and have a firm understanding of information governance.

If you think you have the right skills to offer us at this exciting time, then we would very much like to hear from you. You will need to be able to work a rotating shift pattern to cover our 24 hour 7 days a week service.

We will support you with your personal development and training needs, offering opportunities to rotate between organic and functional wards. You will be encouraged to take part in group and individual activities in collaboration with the Occupational Therapy and Nursing colleagues. Your role will include working with carers and families to provide support during the acute admission phase.

The service has recently undergone significant remodelling to offer improved clinical leadership on the Wards to aid learning and support to employees by increasing the numbers of qualified staff per shift.

Our service has evolved to include increased numbers of Staff Nurses and Deputy Ward Managers, in addition to a Ward Manager and Matron. Each Ward will also benefit from the experience of dedicated Ward Consultants. It is an exciting time to join our evolving Mental Health Services for Older People.

Apply now for this fantastic opportunity and you could be the next successful candidate working for a fantastic organisation like LPT!

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information about applying and working for us are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

It is a statutory requirement for roles that involve work in care homes that staff are up to date with their Covid vaccination status to be able to work in that environment, unless the person has a valid medical exemption. Where a role requires this, they will need to demonstrate that they meet this requirement during the recruitment process.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview over other candidates who apply for posts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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