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Band 5 Staff Nurse / AHP

Job Reference: 313-A-21-104453

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Acute Recovery Team - Nursing
C/o The Bradgate Unit, Glenfield Hospital Site, Groby Road, Leicester
£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 Staff Nurses / Band 5 Allied Health Professionals(RMN / RGN)

Adult Mental Health & Learning Disabilities - Acute Recovery Team Nursing

£25,655 - £31,534

37.5 hours per week

Including option of flexible hours to cover new clinics


The Acute Recovery Team is a specialist clinical service offering clinic intervention for those suffering with severe and prolonged Mental Health difficulties and who are prescribed specialist treatments such as ECT, Clozapine, Olanzapine depot treatments. We are also now offering ECG traces for referred patients.

Due to the expansion of the Neuromodulation Service, we are delighted to have received additional investment to provide rTMS and Esketamine treatments (due to commence September 2021). This is a really exciting opportunity for a qualified staff member to join the team as we are embarking on developing this unique Neuromodulation Centre.

The service operates from the Bradgate MHU, and the successful candidate will become a fully trained practitioner in delivery of ECT, Clozapine clinic, Olanzapine depot clinic and ECG clinic.

This service will offer you a superb opportunity to develop new clinic skills whilst dealing with patients who are amongst the most clinically unwell.

As a new staff member, you will receive:

  • Full training in all aspects of our service
  • Regular 1-1 supervision
  • Opportunity to work alongside specialists from UHL as well as from LPT
  • Opportunity to attend national and regional training
  • Contribute to ECTAS accreditation
  • Be part of a specialist team

We are a small but dedicated team and would welcome your application to join our service.

For more information, informal chat and look round the clinics please contact either or or alternatively phone us on 0116 225 2694 or 225 2677.


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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