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Band 7 - Nurse Team Leader

Job Reference: 313-A-21-102071-HD

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Community
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503

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 7 - Nurse Team Leader

£38,890 to £44,503

Full time (37.5)

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?

7 Mental Health Community teams across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland currently have fantastic opportunities for permanent Band 7 Community Psychiatric Nurses (CPN) or Mental Health Practitioners, to lead the City Central Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the team through the changes ahead as part of LPT transformation and Step Up to Great Mental Health. This role will be an integral part of the development of the treatment teams.

The team is very welcoming, supportive, fun, and friendly. We provide assessment and treatment interventions for patients 18-65 years old with severe and enduring mental illness in a recovery focused way. Come and join us and be a part something great, add your skills and further develop your knowledge. We welcome applications from social workers and Occupational Therapists.

We are looking for people that

  • Have an enthusiastic, can-do attitude.
  • Enjoy being a team player as well as being able to work on own initiative.
  • Have excellent documentation skills in terms of record keeping.
  • Have previous experience of working with mental illness either in an inpatient or community setting.
  • Are positive and enthusiastic in quality improvement initiatives.
  • Working knowledge of recovery principles and interventions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Have good IT skills or a willingness to embrace the learning.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure when required.
  • The ability to manage the demands of a case load and plan diary effectively.
  • Be able to effectively support and supervise junior staff and students.
  • Make decisions on a day-to-day basis.
  • Lead the team with sound clinical and managerial knowledge.
  • Able to support the team with challenging situations.
  • Lead through SUTG implementation plans.
  • Lead MDT meetings

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

I encourage you to contact the Team Manager Tracy Bessant on 0116 2957070

 




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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