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Band 5 PSAU Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-102290-MA

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534

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.


NEW UNIT NEW OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF US FROM THE START.

An exciting and new opportunity has arisen for permanent Band 5 RMNs to join our new service covering the Place of Safety Assessment Unit (PSAU). The post is open to qualified Mental Health Nurses that have experience and knowledge of caring for people with an acute mental illness.

The role will involve dealing with and supporting highly distressed individuals. Partnership working between the Police and other key agencies is core to this role. All referrals will be coming via the Police and the individual will all be on section 136. Please see attached addendum for more information.

The Key skills required for this role will be the ability to demonstrate excellent on-going assessment, risk assessment and problem solving skills. The successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work independently.

This service will operate 365 days a year over a 24 hour rotation providing cover over two shifts of 12.5 hrs inclusive of a 1 hour break. Part of the role staff will be expected to work shift patterns which include regular nights.

During times when the Unit is not in use staff will be expected to assist with some clinical duties within the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team facilitating Early Discharge planning. Successful candidates will be line managed within the Crisis Resolution Team.

For further information please contact Rebecca Allen Rebecca.allen@leicspart.nhs.uk or Rebecca.allen46@nhs.net or phone 07467681286.




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.



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