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Senior Acute Care Nurse

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7944

Employer:
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Lincoln Crisis Team
Location:
Peter Hodgkinson Centre (PHC), Greetwell Road, Lincoln
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 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.


Looking for a fresh career within Psychiatric Nursing?

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is recruiting an exceptional Band 6 Practitioner for our Lincoln based Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team. This service provides 24hr care with staff working long day shift patterns.

The team provide a swift response to people who are in acute phase of mental illness which involves both assessment and treatment. The team currently run the Crisis Vehicular Response Service, which provides an urgent response to referrals. We also work in partnership with Lincolnshire Police to have a Mental Health Professional based in the Police Force Control Room

You will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing a high quality standard of care, excellent communication, interpersonal and assessment skills and a positive attitude towards change with an ability to contribute to the evolving nature of our service. You will receive regular supervision as well as being expected to provide leadership and supervision. You will be expected to work shifts including nights.

To be successful in this role, we want to hear from Practitioners who really want to ‘make a difference’, with the Trust values at the core of patient care and who have previous experience of working with acute mental illness, or are seeking to develop a career within acute care.

This is an exciting time for LPFT, as we continue on our journey of service improvement, undergoing a range of service transformations and delivering high standards of care for our patients.
To be successful in this role, we want to hear from Practitioners who really want to ‘make a difference’, with the Trust values at the core of patient care and who have previous experience of working with acute mental illness, or are seeking to develop a career within acute care.
You will be joining a forward thinking Trust, where, at our most recent CQC inspection we were rated overall as ‘Good’ and given ‘outstanding’ for well led.

Lincolnshire is a large county which can offer you whatever you are looking for, in both your personal or your professional life. The county has vibrant towns and the City of Lincoln at its core, as well as idyllic rural villages, offering a high quality of life with affordable living, excellent education and social life facilities – sound interesting? All this with easy access via the A1 and A46 to Newark, Nottingham, Sheffield, Grantham, Grimsby & Hull – all within an hour

LPFT offers an excellent benefits package, continued professional development and support, career opportunities and relocation assistance where required.
Successful applicants would be required to undertake a full police vetting application in order to work in the police force control room.

 

 




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.


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.



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