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Band 6 District Nurses

Job Reference: 313-A-20-87637-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Nursing
Leicester City, Leicestershire - East North, East Central, Hinckley & Bosworth and North West Leicestershire
£32,306 - £39,027

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.

Do you have the necessary skills to work in a leadership role within Community Health Services?

Would you enjoy the challenge of providing support and clinical oversight within one of our Community Nursing Teams?

Each community nursing team is led by a District Nurse and each team forms part of an Integrated Community HUB. Opportunities has arisen for full time District Nurses to each lead and manage a community nursing team, taking overall responsibility for the assessment, management and evaluation of evidence based nursing care to patients in a variety of settings.

A District Nursing qualification is essential for this post, which will involve you working with and supporting Nurses for Complex Care, Senior District Nurses and Senior Nurses for Complex Care in delivering high quality care that delivers best value, and meets the requirements of commissioners.

You will have responsibility for care quality performance and clinical activity by providing professional nursing leadership and guidance, clinical advice and management in relation to the key dimensions of health care quality:

• Patient safety

• The effectiveness of all health care interventions

• Patient experience and the personal qualities we are seeking.

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

You should have a flexible approach to ways of working including where you are based and be IT literate.

We believe that by investing in our staff we deliver enhanced care to our patients. This position is pivotal in achieving this, as a consequence have considerable opportunities for innovation and job satisfaction. The teams are friendly and active, dedicated to promoting individualised care. We are highly focused not only upon the education of our team, but also on that of our patients, and their carers.

If you require further information regarding these positions please do not hesitate to contact Emma Camp, Community Services Matron on 07771 772528.

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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