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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2022.

Band 5 Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120408-SG

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
The Willows
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 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

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?

If so, then take a step towards a future with Rehab Inpatients...

We have an exciting opportunity and are looking to recruit 4 Band 5 Staff Nurses to come and join our team within Rehabilitation & Recovery Services; based at The Willows

THE WILLOWS: This is a 38 bedded inpatient unit (current capacity 18 due to refurbishment works) offering individualised rehabilitation programs to both male and female patients with severe and enduring mental health difficulties within a safe and therapeutic environment

We are seeking an energetic, compassionate, highly motivated and experienced NMC Registered Nurse (RMN) who has extensive experience of leading teams and working within healthcare settings

People wishing to join the team at the Willows should be motivated to work in a service that offers involvement and empowerment for patients who are on pathway to recovery.

We are looking for passionate individuals who are committed to delivering the highest levels of patient care in a challenging but rewarding environment.

We are looking for the following attributes in our staff:

  • Have a person-centred ethos, showing empathy and the desire to make a difference.
  • Have the ability to work effectively in a team ensuring consistency and continuity of care for patients.
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity.
  • Be flexible, adaptable, well organised and able to manage workload and time effectively in line with the needs of the ward.
  • Have a desire to expand on your existing skills and knowledge and support organisational change.
  • Be able to build effective therapeutic relationships quickly with patients.
  • To build excellent relationships with other services and ensure effective admission and discharge plans

Why join us?

  • You will be supported to develop your career by completing various courses enhancing your professional development opportunities.
  • You’re part of a team. We work collaboratively with Psychiatrists, other Nurses, Psychologists, OT’s, Social Workers and others. The collective support and knowledge is there to enable you to do your work.
  • You’ll receive support – both emotional and for your ongoing continuing professional development. We have regular one to one’s where you can be frank, open and honest about matters affecting you and your work.
  • You’ll have access to a range of additional benefits such as discounted shopping, recognition schemes and various other packages you can draw from to help your work-life balance.

We understand that you have a life outside of work and therefore offer a range of agile and flexible working opportunities for our staff – you care and so do we!

If you feel that you have the qualities that we are looking for we would love to hear from you!



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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