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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2022.

Band 7 - Practice Development Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-22-118993-HD

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£40,057 to £45,839

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.

Are you passionate about ensuring safe, person centred, effective and high standards of care?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service for a new role as a Practice Development Nurse.

This is a nursing leadership role which will be responsible for providing expert advice, guidance and support in relation to clinical practice and fostering a learning culture within the clinical directorate which delivers high quality patient care, evidence practice, research and innovation and promotes the values of equality, diversity and inclusion.

Are you an enthusiastic, committed, experienced and motivated nurse to provide inspirational leadership to our nursing workforce and lead practice development initiatives and strategies which will enhance the working lives of staff, foster improvements in staff engagement, encourage career development and retention?

Are you driven by Quality Improvement and advancement of clinical practice with a strong patient safety focus and emphasis on implementing evidence-based knowledge into practice?

Are you a strong advocate for the nursing profession, patients, and their families / carers to ensure they receive evidence-based, safe and effective care?

Can you work with autonomy to provide highly professional and specialist advice to students, newly qualified staff members, wider colleagues and teams?

If you have answered yes to these questions, then we would like to hear from you.

The post-holder will be based across outpatients and inpatients, initially with the main focus on the Beacon, directly line managed and supported by the Matron’s for CAMHS Beacon & Outpatients CAMHS. For further information please contact:

Carmela Senogles- Deputy Head of Nursing FYPC/LD or call 07825113395

Paul Howley- Matron Beacon Inpatient Unit FYPC/LD or call 0116 295 0954

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.


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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