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Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-21-105104-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Melton Mowbray Community Hospital
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.

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Does making a difference to the lives of patients motivate and inspire you?

Have you got what it takes to be one of our next Band 5 Registered Nurse for our in-patient medical ward/ rehabilitation ward?

We are recruiting Band 5 Registered Nurses who demonstrate a kind and caring personality and a passion for looking after medically unwell patients on Dalgliesh Ward, Melton Mowbray Community Hospital.

You will be welcomed into a recently refurbished ward environment offering support from a friendly established team. The Dalgliesh team has recently scored its second silver status in LPT’S accreditation process.

Dalgliesh in-patient ward provide multidisciplinary support and care planning to patients with complex medical needs, rehabilitation, and end of life care.

You will be working for the Trust’s Community Health Services division, which provides ground-breaking Community Health Care Services within Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

We are an integrated and flexible workforce that delivers seamless, high quality, coordinated care, driven by clinical outcomes and a positive patient and staff experience.

We are looking for Staff Nurses who have experience in medical nursing who will take individual responsibility for their work and for their patients to ensure they have a positive experience as well as demonstrate care and compassion with frail older patients.

You will be based in our in-patient ward in Melton Hospital caring predominantly for frail elderly medically unwell patients. The ward manages a range of specialities including sub –acute medically unwell patients, those who have complex discharge needs & palliative patients for symptom control or ‘end of life’ care.

The Community Hospital wards all have a multi-disciplinary approach to patient management. Family and MDT goal setting are an integral part of the registered nurse role in all our in-patient areas. Supported by the Ward Sister and Matron, you will demonstrate and develop your professional accountability, innovative thinking and contribute to the clear vision for the in-patient nursing areas.

This individual will be supported through a six-month programme of further development ensuring you are able to meet your clinical and leadership requirements to provide safe effective care on the ward.

We are looking for nurses who share our passion and commitment for providing high quality care through sound clinical decision making in our busy in-patient ward.

In addition, we offer free parking on all our sites and a shift pattern which includes traditional 7.5 hour shifts and a long shift pattern and flexible working patterns.

For further information please contact Lisa Farmer on 07919396252.

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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