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Band 6 Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-74324-UZ

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£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.

Are you committed to providing excellent leadership? Are you passionate about delivering high standards of patient care? Are you excited about the Trusts current Quality Improvement Agenda and connected to 'Step up to Great'?

If you have answered yes to all of these questions you may be the right candidate for us!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse (RGN, RMN or LD) within our Rehabilitation Services at the Willows in Leicester.

The team are looking for an enthusiastic experienced Clinician with strong clinical and managerial skills, enthusiasm and motivation to support organisational change and provide visible leadership within our dedicated team.

We are looking for a dedicated Band 6 who is passionate about improving and influencing care for patients in their rehabilitation journey. Working alongside the Ward Sister in assisting in the delivery of a clinically and personalised service meeting patients individual needs and delivering high quality care and rehabilitation to this patient group at the Willows

Further, the post holder will have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills in the day to day running of the ward, providing clinical and managerial supervision for qualified and unqualified staff under direction of the Ward Sisters.

You will be supported to undertake initial specialised assessments, clinical risk assessments and to provide evidence based therapeutic intervention to our patients. If you feel that you have the qualities that we are looking for, this may well be the job for you.

If you would like more information about the role please contact Michelle Gray (Ward Sister) on (0116) 225 5838

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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