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Band 7 - Diana Service Training and Special School Team Leader

Job Reference: 313-A-22-119624-NAS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Diana Children's Community Service
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.

Band 7 - Diana Service Training and Special School Team Leader

Full Time (£40,057 to £45,839)

Not all Heroes wear capes. Now more than ever, being an #NHSHero is something to be proud of.

Do you have the Passion, Drive and Ability to deliver high quality compassionate care?

Within the Families, Young People and Children’s Directorate (FYPC and LD) a new and exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Diana Children’s Community Service as a Band 7 Training and Special School Lead. This team delivers health care training and competency assessments and also support within several special schools across L.L.R.

Alongside the existing Diana Team Leader, we are looking to recruit an individual with excellent partnership, networking and communication skills who have operational management experience and strong collective leadership skills that can motivate individuals and teams to build and sustain change.

The candidate will need to be able to demonstrate an understanding of working in community and educational settings, the complexities of working within a family and a multidisciplinary multiagency environment, be familiar with children’s complex health needs and importance of training and delegating clinical competencies. The successful candidate will need to possess the clinical competencies to lead the team ensuring safe care is delivered at all times.

You are required to manage and lead a team of practitioners and support other staff across teams in the wider Diana Service, including being part of the End of Life 24 hour on call support therefore excellent communication and strong leadership skills are essential. This post is positioned within the Diana leadership team and therefore will have additional, specified leadership responsibilities across the service and FYPC.

For further information or an informal visit please contact

Erica Johnson, Family Service Manager


Jenna Hughes Diana Training and Special School Team Leader

on 0116 2955080.


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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