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Band 6 Memory Clinic Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-20-78099-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
MHSOP, Evington Centre
£30,401 / £32,525 / £33,587 / £34,782 / £37,267

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 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Band 6 Memory Service Nurse (Mental Health Nurse)

The post will cover East and West Leicester/Leicestershire: Based at Evington Centre, Leicester General Hospital predominantly and Bennion Centre, Glenfield Hospital.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced Band 6 RMN to join our Memory Service, providing a caring service to people who have been referred with suspected dementia, supporting with assessment, imparting diagnosis and commenced treatment where relevant.

The service will operate within out-patient settings, care homes and clients own homes. Our specialist services works with consultant psychiatrists, operating from a variety of outpatient clinics within East and West Leicestershire CCG, and East and West Leicester City CCG.

You would join an established team of Memory Service Nurses who operate across Leicester City and Leicestershire, (based within East locality predominantly) however applicants may be called upon to cover the whole service. You will need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care. You should also demonstrate good assessment and communications skills and the ability to work alone and as part of a team.

Possession of the non - medical prescribing qualification or willingness to work towards this is valuable to this role, as you will be monitoring and titrating medication in line with national and local treatment protocols.

The team has close partnerships with CMHT’s and other health professionals within the wider context of Community Health Services, Social Services and the voluntary sector to ensure the patient experience is maximised. We are looking for a candidate who is motivated and enthusiastic to achieve this.

We have a strong commitment to supervisory training and PDP, from which you will benefit and provide to other team members. An ability to be able to access a wide range of community locations without relying on public transport is essential and a car-leasing scheme is in operation.

For further information please contact: Barathan Manicassamy Memory Service Operational Lead Nurse (0116 2256143)

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end 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, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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