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Band 5 Staff Nurse- RMN, RGN or RNLD

Job Reference: 313-A-19-74333-MA

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Bennion/Evington Centre
£24,214 / £26,220 / £27,260 / £28,358 / £30,112

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Band 5 Staff Nurse- RMN, RGN or RNLD

Have you thought of working for the Bennion or Evington Centre?

We recognise that many of our elderly patients have combined mental and physical health needs and welcome applicants from either a mental, physical health or learning disability nursing background.

  • Students are a key part of our team and you will provide mentorship to learners on the ward.
  • You will have a clear understanding of clinical supervision and participate in reflective practice groups with team members.
  • You will show a keen interest in developing your skills and knowledge in the inpatient environment as an effective member of the inpatient care team.
  • The role will include working as the Named Nurse for individual patients to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care and participate in clinical team review meetings.
  • All candidates must be computer literate and have a firm understanding of information governance.

If you think you have the right skills to offer us at this exciting time then we would very much like to hear from you. You will need to be able to work a rotating shift pattern to cover our 24 hour 7 day a week service.

We support you with your personal development and training needs, offering opportunities to rotate between organic and functional Wards. You will be encouraged to take part in group and individual activities in collaboration with the Occupational Therapist and Nursing colleagues. Your role will include working with carers and families to provide support during the acute admission phase.

The service has recently undergone significant remodelling to offer improved clinical leadership on the wards to aid learning and support to employees by increasing the numbers of qualified staff per shift.

Our service has evolved to include increased numbers of Staff Nurses and Deputy Ward Managers, in addition to a Ward Manager and Matron. Each ward will also benefit from the experience of dedicated Ward Consultants. It is an exciting time to join our evolving Mental Health Services for Older People.

Apply now for this fantastic opportunity…you could be the next one working for a fantastic organisation like LPT!

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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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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