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Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-70398-MA

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
City CMHTs
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
Band 6 £30,401/£32,525/£33,587/£34,782/£37,267

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.


LEICESTERSHIRE PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR OLDER PEOPLE

 

Band 6Registered Mental Health Nurses (Community)

Based within the City of Leicester

37.5hours

An opportunity has arisen within our East and West City CMHTs for a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse with scope for flexible working across the 2 teams based at the Glenfield General Hospital and the Merlyn Vaz Health Centre.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced RMN, with relevant post-registration experience, to join our CMHT, providing a caring service to people over the age of 65 years who have complex organic and functional mental health needs, and people under the age of 65 with early onset dementia.

Our specialist services have a locality focus within outpatients, CMHTs, Community Intensive services and Inpatients, adopting a multi-disciplinary team approach.

You would need to demonstrate flexibility and a commitment to high standards of patient care. You should also demonstrate good mental health assessment, risk assessment and communications skills and have the ability to work alone and as part of a team.

You will have an identified mentor/supervisor to guide and provide you with the knowledge and skills required for this post.

The Team has close partnerships with Social Services, the voluntary sector and the Primary Care Trusts.

We have a strong commitment to supervisory training and personal development reviews, from which you will benefit.

A full driving licence is essential and a car-leasing scheme is in operation.

For further information please contact:

Tracey Cufflin, City CMHT Service Lead, 0116 2943229/2956036 ortracey.cufflin@leicspart.nhs.uk

Louise Raggett, City East Deputy CMHT, 0116 2943229 orlouise.raggett@leicspart.nhs.uk

Kay Carter, City West Deputy CMHT, 0116 2956036kay.carter@leicspart.nhs.uk

 




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.


UK Registration

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



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