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Bank B5 Registered Nurse

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Lincolnshire - Bank
Depending on experience per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 5
Part Time

Job Title: Nurse: Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD)

Pay Band: 5

Reports to: Ward Manager / Senior Nurse / Bank Staffing - LPFT

Accountable to: Ward Manager

Location/Site/Base: In Patient

Main duties of the job

Responsibilities for direct/indirect patient care
  • Accept ongoing accountability for service users.
  • Act as an advocate, support service users through their care programme both physically and psychologically.
  • Monitor and review service user progress where frequent concentration is required, against planned objectives and use initiative to act on results within own sphere of responsibility.
  • Assist service users with personal care as need arises.
  • Contribute to case conferences and review.
  • Undertake reviews of care programmes with service users, carers and team members.

Responsibilities for policy and service development implementation
  • Carry out safe practice in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.

Responsibilities for human resources (including training)
  • Manage delegated caseload (complex cases) and supervise junior staff as required in the provision of nursing care.
  • Act as a mentor in accordance with NMC standards.
  • Provide ongoing work-based staff support.
  • Participate in performance review, supervision and undertake mandatory training and personal development as required of the post including competency development.

Responsibilities for information resources
  • Record all self-generated information within the service users' clinical notes and/or using the Trust's clinical information system (Maracis).

Responsibilities for research and development
  • Participate in audit and research as required.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • RMN or RNLD: 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 the national agenda for mental health.
  • 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.

Skills and Competencies:
  • Sound clinical reasoning skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to engage with service users and carers to improve outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently and collectively.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration or equivalent.

Employer details

Employer name

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


BN Bank Nurses L00900

Lincolnshire wide

Lincolnshire - Bank

NG34 8GG

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