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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/09/2022.

Registerd Nurse Associate

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8254

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Boston Older Adults CMHT, Department of Psychiatry, Pilgrim Hosptial
Location:
Boston
Salary:
£22,549 to £24,882 pa

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.


We have a vacancy within our Community older adult team at Boston for a Registered Nurse associate.
The team supports patients over the age of 65 who present with serious mental illness. We also provide an all-age memory assessment and monitoring service.

The team consists of a Consultant Psychiatrist, a specialist doctor, senior mental health practitioners, and a dementia support service.
The team is based at The Department of Psychiatry at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston. You will not incur any parking charges as these are paid centrally by LPFT.
This role is varied and exciting. You will be an independent caseload holder, supporting the memory assessment practitioners with the monitoring of medication and side effects, providing your assessment and information within the multidisciplinary team meetings. You will be expected to support the team with the physical healthcare monitoring of our patient group and provide support to the wider registered team in terms of medication administration, assessment, and treatment. You will be provided with specific training for this role, but you will also be supported to develop your skills further within the division to support our assessment pathways.

As a Trust we employ over 2200 staff and in recent years we are proud to have been voted by those staff as one of the best mental health Trusts in England.
We firmly believe the key to high patient quality care is a contended workforce. And this is reflected in the Care quality Commission rating us “Outstanding” for well led and “Good” overall.
We believe in having a diverse workforce to reflect and support the diverse patient groups in our community.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for additional information about this role.

 




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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