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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Learning Disabilities (Welcome Bonus)

Employer
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
28 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Learning Disability
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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37.5hrs per week, part-time also considered

An exciting opportunity has come available at the Agnes Unit (learning disabilities inpatient services) for staff nurses. We are seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.

The Agnes Unit is a 12 bedded, assessments and treatment inpatient unit for people with learning disabilities aged 18 and over who have mental health problems, pervasive developmental disorders and challenging behaviour.

We are looking for registered nurses (RNLD / RMN) with excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and motivation to provide support to the team and leadership within the Agnes Unit.

WE ARE CURRENTLY PAYING INCENTIVES TO OUR NEW EMPLOYEE ON THIS UNIT SPREAD OVER A 3 YEAR PERIOD (subject to tax and NI and non-pensionable)

After 6 months £500

Followed by further £500 after 18 months service

Upon completion of 3 years on the Unit a final payment of £1,000 will be paid

In addition to the above we will refund your NMC Registration on a monthly pro rata basis (additional terms apply)

We welcome applications from pre-registration nurses and have an excellent preceptorship package / arrangements to support you

For further details / informal visits contact: John Barnes on 0116 2954007 or via email john.barnes13@nhs.net and/or francine.bailey1@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

The post holders will be band 5 nurses who can demonstrate that they have a range of transferable skills that will benefit the delivery of high standards of care and enrich the MDT.

The role involves supporting the nursing team to deliver packages of care to a diverse group of people with complex needs. You will need to be able to display a positive attitude and have the ability to challenge positively where necessary.

The successful candidate will also need to be flexible and adaptable in order to work effectively in a challenging environment and contribute to our Agnes Unit Development Programme.

The role will involve working closely with various members of the MDT and the team manager to ensure that care is of the highest standard, and performance standards and best practice are achieved.

About us

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. 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.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Job description Job responsibilities

If you like what you've read and would like more information on the duties and responsibilities of this role, please click onto the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse RMN / RNLD


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313-C9313-22-4242-ACM
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