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Band 4 Nursing Associate

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104126-EE

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Aston Ward, BMHU
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£22,549 / £24,882

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.


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?

Are you an existing or newly qualified Registered Nursing Associate looking for a new challenge and to learn new skills or always wanted to work on an acute adult’s female admissions ward?

If you are, an exciting opportunity has become available on Aston Ward, Bradgate Mental health unit for a Band 4 Nurse Associate.

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 serve over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

We use electronic systems including SystmOne for patient records, Nerve Centre and WellSky EPMA (electronic medication prescribing and administration system). We offer training and personal development within the Wards and at our Learning and Development Centre to ensure you have the knowledge/skills to meet patient needs and complete your revalidation CPD requirements.

We are looking for passionate individuals who are committed to delivering the highest levels of patient care in a challenging but rewarding environment.

We are looking for the following attributes in our staff:

  • Have a person-centered ethos, showing empathy and the desire to make a difference.
  • Can work effectively in a team ensuring consistency and continuity of care for patients.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity.
  • Be flexible, adaptable, well organised, and able to manage workload and time effectively in line with the needs of the ward.
  • Have a desire to expand on your existing skills and knowledge and support organisational change.
  • Be able to build effective therapeutic relationships quickly with patients.
  • To build excellent relationships with other services and ensure effective admission and discharge plans.

 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the recruiting manager:

Zahra Makhany

Email: zahra.makhany2@leicspart.nhs.uk




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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