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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/05/2022.

Band 5 Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-22-116538-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
South Leicestershire CMHT
£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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Registered Mental Health Nurse Band 5 x2 vacancies

Based within the South Leicestershire CMHT (MHSOP) 37.5 hours

Part time will be considered

An opportunity has arisen within our South Leicestershire Community Mental Health Team for a Band 5 Mental Health Nurse. We currently have 2 full time vacancies.

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated experienced RMN who wishes to develop their skills and knowledge further in the community?

Or you may be a newly qualified Band 5 who is interested in developing their skills and confidence within the older persons community mental health setting?

We would love to hear from you….

We are currently looking into a Band 5 development pathway which is designed to work towards obtaining a Band 6 post by completion of the competencies identified. A newly qualified Band 5 will need to complete their preceptorship first.

We provide a caring service to people over the age of 65 years who have complex organic and functional mental health needs, and people under the age of 65 with early onset dementia. We aim to support our patients in a recovery focused approach and put an emphasis on living well, recovery, self -management and person centred approach.

Our specialist services have a locality focus within outpatients, CMHTs, Urgent Care Services and Inpatients, adopting a multi-disciplinary team approach.

You will need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care. You are expected to carry out initial specialist mental health assessments including clinical risk assessments and to provide evidence based therapeutic interventions to the patients and carers. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to this post and the ability to work alone and as part of a wider team.

You will have an identified mentor/supervisor to guide and support you with the knowledge and skills required for this post and you will receive a regular clinical/managerial supervision and annual appraisal.

The Team has close partnerships with Social Services, the voluntary sector and the Primary Care Trusts.

We have a strong commitment to supervision, training and personal development.

A full driving licence is essential and a car-leasing scheme is in operation.

For further information please contact:

Maarit Kiiski, Team Lead

Tel 0116 295 3150

Julie Sherwin, Deputy Team Lead

Tel: 0116 2953150

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.

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