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Staff Nurse

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year Per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Brant Ward is an 18 bedded acute assessment ward for older adults experiencing complex mental health problems. We are within the Older Persons and Frailty division and we have been given the exciting opportunity to increase our establishment of nursing staff! We are recruiting Band 5 nurses and we want people who are passionate and driven to join our growing team who strive to deliver brilliant standards of care.

The ward can be challenging, fast paced and offer excellent opportunities for growth and professional development.

We have the reputation of being welcoming, delivering excellent standards of care and working with high levels of compassion. We are proud of the positive and encouraging feedback we frequently receive from staff, students, patients, and carers.

How Brant ward staff describe working with our patient group and on our ward:

-Heart warming


-Challenging but rewarding


- Great skill development

-Full of dedication and professional care


-Huge sense of pride

-Diverse and dynamic

-It's an honour knowing that we have such a positive impact, it makes the hard work so worth it.

Brant Ward has embarked upon developing person centred, evidence-based practice ensuring that the patient is at the centre of all we do making this an ideal time to join our team. Brant Ward is a pivotal part of the acute care pathway working closely with our Home Treatment Team to ensure the highest quality care.

Main duties of the job

To be part of an integrated health/social care team providing inpatient care for service users suffering from serious and enduring mental illness.

Offering nursing interventions in a wide variety of clinical, therapeutic and social forms with the aim of promoting mental health well being, self autonomy and independence.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, in liaison with the care team in the capacity of a mental health nurse

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the day to day management of the ward, monitoring and auditing ensuring the nursing team delivers high quality care to patients who access our service.

Taking up name nurse responsibilities proudly for patients and working collaboratively with members of the MDT and outside agencies

About us

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!

We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.

This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our focus of care is to provide assessment and treatment for our patients in a safe and compassionate environment. We are committed to delivering person centred care around the values of the 6 Cs and the staff nurse role is critical to this.

The successful candidate(s) must be able to lead a team forward with these values, helping develop our vision to create a centre of excellence, to aim for and maintain high standards of care.

The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate an understanding of the complexities and challenges that can present for patients with mental health conditions and for their carers

The hours are 37.5 per week worked on a shift basis to cover 24 hour period to include nights and weekends.

A full induction package will be offered, access to training, regular supervision, annual appraisal and a commitment to developing staff to their full potential.

The salary for these posts is depending upon relevant experience.

We know that when applying for jobs people are curious about our place of work so for further information or to arrange an informal visit please do not hesitate to contact Olivia Adams, Brant Ward Manager on 07581022319 or

Person Specification



  • RMN or RNLD or RN: 1st Level Registration (NMC) or degree or equivalent
  • Evidence of specialised continued professional training in clinical practice.



  • Relevant experience of working with mental health needs.
  • Sound knowledge of clinical/risk assessment and understanding of Information Government principles
  • Demonstrating supportive and sensitive communication to patients, carers and staff, whilst demonstrating an understanding of the nature and effects of some information and barriers to effective communication whilst being considerate of client confidentiality.


  • Previous experience working as a registered mental health nurse with people with mental health problems.
  • Personal experience in the delivery of physical care to others

Skills & Competences


  • Highly motivated and able to engage with service users and carers to improve outcomes
  • Ability to work independently and collectively

Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Brant Ward

Witham Court, Fen Lane



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