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Band 5 Staff Nurse RMHN/LD

Job Reference: 313-A-21-100762-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Bradgate Mental Health Unit

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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

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Experienced and Newly Qualified or soon to be Qualified Mental Health/LD Nurses Wanted

Are you passionate about great care?

Do you want to be part of a great team?

Do you want access to opportunities that will help you develop your full potential and get the best out of your career?

We want to hear from motivated and caring professionals who feel as strongly as we do about our Trust values of Compassion, Respect, Trust and Integrity. The Bradgate Mental Health Unit in Leicester is looking to recruit staff to provide high quality care for acutely unwell patients aged 18 to 65 years on mixed and single-sexed wards.

It’s an exciting time to join LPT as we are at the start of a five-year transformation journey to ensure we provide excellent services for patients with mental ill health and support people towards recovery and resilience. It’s a challenging and fulfilling environment with multi-disciplinary teamwork at its core. As an employer we can offer you a range of benefits including:-

  • Payment of your Professional Registration costs in the first year
  • Access to a free bus run by another NHS Trust Monday to Friday day time along a route connecting the 3 main Leicester hospitals and free parking on site
  • Mentorship and career development opportunities
  • Within your first 12 months of employment registered Staff Nurses will be offered the opportunity to progress in a particular area of interest (where opportunities are available)
  • Access to range of discounted benefits as detailed at the bottom of the advert
  • Flexible working arrangements including long days, annualised hours and flexible retirement options
  • Support to return to practice
  • Newly qualified Nurse will participate in our preceptorship scheme

In return we ask that you are dedicated to providing quality patient-centred care and can demonstrate an understanding of clinical procedures including the Care Plan Approach and risk assessment.

We ask that you demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to problem solve and negotiate. We believe all our staff can develop leadership qualities and if you can demonstrate yours there will be opportunities to nurture and develop them.

The Bradgate Mental Health Unit is based at the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, a vibrant city set within the heart of England, with good transport links and easy access across the East Midlands and beyond. The inpatient unit sits within the wider Adult Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Directorate which offers a range of services within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland including Rehabilitation, recovery services, Forensic Mental Health and Community Services.

To arrange an informal visit or to hear more about working at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit, please feel free to ring the recruiting manager, Helen Pollard 0116 2252763

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, 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 new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed 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.

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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