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Band 6 Heart Failure Specialist Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-92383-AW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Cardiology, Long Term Conditions
Melton Hospital, Thorpe rd, Melton Mowbray, Leicester

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.

Due to expansion of our service we have the opportunity for a Band 6 Heart Failure Specialist Nurse to join our dedicated, friendly and well established Community Heart Failure Team.

The role includes assisting with the support and management of community patients with Heart Failure, as a part of the multidisciplinary team and with the mentoring and supervision of a Band 7 Heart Failure Specialist Nurse.

We are a progressive and innovative service, utilising a variety of methods to support our management of patients, including digital technology, clinics and home visits.

Our team maintains close links with GP Practices and our local secondary care Heart Failure Service and has a robust framework of nurse education, supervision and development. This provides us with the support required to provide a high quality service to our patient population.

LPT recognises the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance.

Please note car owner and driver is essential. LPT operate 2 car schemes care leasing and car salary sacrifice subject to meeting the acceptance criteria. If you have a lease car through another NHS employer it may be possible to transfer the lease to LPT.

For an informal discussion, please contact Gill Tanner on 07795036829 or Jo Szymkowiak on 07795642873

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

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