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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/12/2019.

Band 5 Staff Nurse RMHN/LD

Job Reference: 313-A-19-68318-AW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Bradgate Mental Health Acute Inpatients
£24,214 / £26,220 / £27,260 / £28,358 / £30,112

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.

Experienced and Newly Qualified Mental Health/LD Nurses Wanted

Are you passionate about great care?

Do you want to be part of a great team?

Do you want access to opportunities that will help you develop your full potential and get the best out of your career?

We want to hear from motivated and caring professionals who feel as strongly as we do about our Trust values of Compassion, Respect, Trust and Integrity. The Bradgate Mental Health Unit in Leicester is looking to recruit staff to provide high quality care for acutely unwell patients aged 18 to 65 years on mixed and single-sexed wards.

It’s an exciting time to join LPT as we are at the start of a five-year transformation journey to ensure we provide excellent services for patients with mental ill health and support people towards recovery and resilience. It’s a challenging and fulfilling environment with multi-disciplinary teamwork at its core. As an employer we can offer you a range of benefits including:-

  • Payment of your Professional Registration costs in the first year
  • Access to a free bus run by another NHS Trust Monday to Friday day time along a route connecting the 3 main Leicester hospitals and free parking on site
  • Mentorship and career development opportunities
  • Within your first 12 months of employment registered Staff Nurses will be offered the opportunity to progress in a particular area of interest (where opportunities are available)
  • Access to range of discounted benefits as detailed at the bottom of the advert
  • Flexible working arrangements including long days, annualised hours and flexible retirement options
  • Support to return to practice
  • Successful applicants may be eligible for assistance with relocation expenses

In return we ask that you are dedicated to providing quality patient-centred care and can demonstrate an understanding of clinical procedures including the Care Plan Approach and risk assessment.

We ask that you demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to problem solve and negotiate. We believe all our staff can develop leadership qualities and if you can demonstrate yours there will be opportunities to nurture and develop them.

The Bradgate Unit is based at the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, a vibrant city set within the heart of England, with good transport links and easy access across the East Midlands and beyond. The inpatient unit sits within the wider Adult Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Directorate which offers a range of services within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland including Rehabilitation, recovery services, Forensic Mental Health and Community Services.

To hear more about working at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit please watch the short video attached with this advert

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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