Stewart House is a 30 bedded rehabilitation service which cares for people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties.
We support service users to gain or regain their confidence and skills in everyday activities which promotes a positive approach to long-term recovery.
People wishing to join the team at Stewart House should be motivated to work in a service that offers a recovery-orientated approach, delivering person-centred care through collaboration involvement.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will demonstrate they possess the same core values as our organisation, Compassion, Respect, Trust and Integrity in all aspects of their work.
You will be expected to provide clinical, managerial, and educational leadership to a team of registered and unregistered nursing staff and take an active lead in, or facilitate, the development of ward initiatives to improve the provision of care.
The post holder, in the absence of the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse, will take responsibility for the management of the ward; ensuring the smooth day to day running of the ward and ensuring the wards systems and standards are maintained.
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
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Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Registered Nurse level 1
- Evidence of continuing professional development
- Post Registration qualification
- Leadership or Management qualification or willingness to work towards
- Experience in teaching and supervision.
- Hold and NMC approved mentoring qualification.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Employer details Employer name
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)
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