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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/10/2021.

Band 6 Specialist Community palliative Care Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104163-NAS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Integrated Community Specialist Palliative Care
Location:
Leicestershire
Salary:
£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.


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Our Team

Not all Heroes wear capes. Now more than ever, being a #NHSHero is something to be proud about. We’re currently looking for a two full time nurse who are passionate about palliative and end of life care. We in the, relatively new, Integrated Community Specialist Palliative Care Team (ICSPCT) believe that we only have “one chance to get it right” We are a team of 47 motivated staff comprising of a service lead, team leads, band 6 specialist nurses, senior health care assistants and dedicated administrators, delivering care to patients in their homes across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We are supported by two community consultants from LOROS. The ICSPC Team is an aligned service from Leicestershire Partnership Trust and LOROS.

Roles and responsibilities

To work, as part of a multi-professional team and autonomously as a specialist palliative care nurse within a locality to manage patients with complex health needs and support families and carers in the community.

To provide training and education both formally and informally for the development of professionals and communities involved in the provision of palliative and end of life care.

To demonstrate the organisational values and behaviours in everything you do in the work environment.

You will be supported with Continuing Professional Development and should be willing to work towards the Non-Medical Prescribing qualification.

 




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.



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