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Band 6 - Looked After Children's Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-101877-HD

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£32306- 39027-pro-rata

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 - Looked After Children's Nurse

£31,365 - 37,890 (37.5 hours)

Does making a difference to the lives of patients motivate and inspire you?

Do you have the Passion, Drive and Ability to deliver high quality compassionate care?

We are currently recruiting a full time (37.5 hours) Band 6 post for the Looked After Children's nursing team to support our Looked After Child Programme. This is a great opportunity to support the needs of vulnerable children across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland if you have a SCPHN qualification.

You will work with Looked after children and young people, within the 3 local authorities, in conjunction with families, care givers and other professionals to address their health inequalities and maximise their health potential. You will be aligned to a geographical team, however travel across LLR may be required to support the wider team. You will also have line management responsibility for band 5 nurses within the team, supporting their general development to enable them to assess the health of these children and young people safely and implement any necessary care pathways.

As the ideal candidate, you will demonstrate strong leadership skills and the desire to improve the quality of our service. You will understand the importance of working in partnership with our multi-disciplinary colleagues. You must have previous safeguarding experience, you will be responsible for attending or contributing to safeguarding meetings, case conferences, Looked After Children’s reviews, pathway planning meetings, professional meetings, and strategy meetings.

The ability to work on your own initiative demonstrating a well organised, flexible, and responsive approach to managing conflicting priorities is key to success within this role, to support the delivery of appropriate care through the effective management of your caseload and the wider team, working within the core hours of 8-17.30 hours to meet the needs of the service.

You should embrace our values of compassion, trust, respect, and integrity and in return you will be supported by LPT and our service to develop your leadership and service improvement skills.

If you are interested and would like to find out some more information, then please contact:

Deborah Hockett, Clinical Team Leader

Mobile: 07825865809


Liz Sampson Named Nurse

Mobile: 07785925472

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.

UK Registration

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

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