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Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse (Community)

Job Reference: 313-A-21-101765-HD1

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£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.

Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse (Community)

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?

Be part of something amazing


An opportunity has arisen within our Melton, Rutland, and Harborough Community Mental Health Team for a Band 5 Mental Health Nurse.

Newly qualified applicants will be considered, and a preceptorship package will be offered if successful.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated RMN, with experience in Mental Health Services for Older People. We provide a caring service to people over the age of 65 years who have complex organic and functional mental health needs and people under the age of 65 with early on set dementia.

Our specialist services have a locality focus within Outpatients, CMHTs, Urgent Care Services and Inpatients, adopting a multi-disciplinary team approach. You would need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care.

You are expected to carry out an initial specialist mental health assessment including clinical risk assessment and to provide evidence based therapeutic interventions to the patients and carers.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential and the ability to work alone and as part of a wider team.
  • You will engage in a regular clinical supervision.

This is a full-time position however part time and flexitime applications will be considered.

The Team has close partnerships with Social Services, the voluntary sector, and the Primary Care Trusts.

A full driving licence is essential. LPT operate a Car Leasing or Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme subject to meeting the acceptance criteria, if you currently have a lease car through another NHS employer it may be possible to transfer the lease over.

For any queries, please contact Catherine Bowker on:


Tel: 01664 854 950

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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