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Band 6 Deputy Charge Nurse

Employer
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Closing date
28 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are currently looking for Band 6 Deputy Charge Nurse (Registered Mental Health Nurse) to join us at Kirby Ward.

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion?

Then take a step towards LPT...

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 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

The Team

You will be joining an inpatient team, working with older adults who are experiencing mental health difficulties. You will be supported by your line manager, and work alongside a team of nurses, healthcare support staff and a multi-disciplinary team, all contributing to the provision of excellent patient care.

Next Steps

If you think you have the right skills to offer us at this exciting time then we would very much like to hear from you. If you like to have an informal conversation, please contact Jeya Babudas (07780 227072).

  • We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.
  • Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.
  • We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients.


Main duties of the job

The Role


  • Many of our elderly patients will have combined mental and physical health needs, and we welcome applicants from either a mental health, physical health or learning disability nursing background.
  • The role will include working as the Named Nurse for individual patients to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care, and participate in clinical team review meetings.
  • All candidates must be computer literate and have a firm understanding of information governance.
  • Students are a key part of our team and you will provide mentorship to learners on the ward.
  • You will have a clear understanding of clinical supervision and participate in reflective practice groups with team members.
  • You will show a keen interest in developing your skills and knowledge in the inpatient environment as an effective member of the inpatient care team.
  • You will be encouraged to take part in group and individual activities in collaboration with the Occupational Therapist and nursing colleagues.
  • Your role will include working with carers and families to provide support during the acute admission phase.
  • You should have excellent communications skills and the ability to work alone and as part of a team.
  • We are proud of our multi-disciplinary team approach, providing holistic mental and physical healthcare.
  • We have a strong commitment to supervision, training and regular appraisal, from which you will benefit.


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 Level 1 Degree or Equivalent Evidence of continuing professional development within the last 12 months
  • Hold an NMC approved mentoring qualification
Desirable
  • Post Registration Qualification Leadership or Management Qualification or willingness to work towards
Experience Essential
  • Significant post registration experience as a nurse in relevant area of practice
  • Demonstrates motivation and commitment to providing high quality patient centre nursing care and patient education
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead team and work effectively with others
  • Demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently, able to problem solve and prioritise own and others work
  • Demonstrates planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility dependent upon work priorities
  • Able to make judgements based on evidence based practice and translate this for use in the clinical team environment
  • To be able to demonstrate understanding of current developments in the NHS and their implications for leadership and quality care for clients/service users
  • Ability to motivate self and others.
  • Demonstrates understanding of efficient and effective use of resources Experience in teaching and supervision
  • Act as a clinical role model, mentor assessor and support for learners Emotional resilience
  • Physically capable for performing the role and responsibilities expected of the post holder, ie manual handling of clients/service users Commitment to Equality & Valuing Diversity Principles
  • Understanding of Confidentiality & Data Protection
  • Understanding of the service users of the Trust (which could include lived experience of conditions the Trust deals with or of receiving services relevant to those the Trust provides)
Desirable
  • Leadership or Management Qualification or willingness to work towards Audit experience/ research skills
  • Experience of Patient and Public Involvement in Service Delivery Knowledge of budget management


UK Registration
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
Address
Leicestershire Partnership Nhs Trust

Groby Road

Leicester

LE3 9EJ

Employer's website
https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

313-C9313-22-1647-CG
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