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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/07/2022.

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8114

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Maple Lodge
Maple Lodge, Toot Lane, Boston
£25,655 to £31,534 pro rata

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

Mental Health or Learning disability registered nurse NMC –inpatient mental health recovery services.

Maple Lodge is a 15 bedded Male / Female “open rehabilitation” mental health recovery unit who provides care to adults from 18 years with no upper age limit with a range of functional mental health needs and problems. We support people recover to their optimum following a period of mental ill health, we support individuals to improve their quality of life We support people to manage their long term mental health conditions to enable them to live well in their communities.

Maple Lodge is AIMS accredited with the Royal college of psychiatrists. We provide care to both informal and patients detained under the mental health act.
At Maple Lodge we are proud of our shared vision and have a passion to support our patients through a pathway of care that enables them to live well within their communities.

Everybody is valued within the team, we act with pride, compassion and work together for service improvements which have positive impacts upon our patients and their pathway of care.

Our ethos is to offer a timely assessment to inform an assessment of needs in psychological intervention, functional skills and social needs. Care plans are navigated around these core needs and discharge planning and accessing the local community is key to the care we provide at Maple lodge.

It is an exciting time to work within rehabilitation services within LPFT, currently our service is undergoing a program of transformation, working closely with our colleagues within community rehabilitation services, re-enablement, and high dependency rehabilitation services, forensic services and our acute care colleagues to offer the least restrictive interventions. The right care at the right time.

The successful applicant will act as a care navigators to named inpatients to formulate plans of care and discharge planning, coordinate the care program approach whilst working with other key professionals and services.

Our aim is to enable our service users to reach their optimum functioning to enable them to live well within their community, engaging with key professionals, working part of a multi-disciplinary member of the team as well as supporting service users and their carers.

The successful applicant in addition to care navigation will be responsible for shift coordination, delegating and allocating tasks throughout the working day to other team members.

Good organisational skills and IT skills are essential.

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing a high quality standard of care, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a positive attitude towards change and an ability to contribute to the evolving nature of the service.

You will receive regular supervision both management and clinical. There is an expectation that as a registered member of staff that both management and clinical supervision will be delivered to unregistered staff.

We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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