Band 5 Staff Nurse

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

View more

Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Acute Recovery Team is a specialist clinical service offering clinic intervention for those suffering with severe and prolonged Mental Health difficulties and who are prescribed specialist treatments such as ECT, Clozapine, Olanzapine depot treatments. We are also now offering ECG traces for referred patients.

Due to the expansion of the Neuromodulation Service we are delighted to have received additional investment to provide rTMS and Esketamine treatments. This is a really exciting opportunity for a qualified staff member to join the team as we are embarking on developing this unique Neuromodulation Centre.

The service operates from the Bradgate MHU and the successful candidate will become a fully trained practitioner in delivery of ECT, Clozapine clinic, Olanzapine depot clinic and ECG clinic.

This service will offer you a superb opportunity to develop new clinic skills whilst dealing with patients who are amongst the most clinically unwell.

As a new staff member you will receive:

  • Full training in all aspects of our service
  • Regular 1-1 supervision
  • Opportunity to work along side specialists from UHL as well as from LPT
  • Opportunity to attend national and regional training
  • Contribute to ECTAS accreditation
  • Be part of a specialist team

We are a small but dedicated team and would welcome your application to join our service.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of evidenced-based nursing care to a group of clients/service users.
  • Assisting and contributing in the management and organisation of a ward / clinical area.
  • Actively contribute to setting and maintaining high standards of quality nursing care.
  • Actively participate in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.
  • Act as a clinical and professional role model, assessing and supporting students and learners on placement within the clinical area.
  • Work collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of clients/service users and their families.
  • To work as a clinic nurse and deliver effective clinical skills to patients referred to clinic

The job role will entail working in the new rTMS (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) and Esketamine clinics alongside existing clinics.

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 Experience Essential
  • Demonstrates a strong interest in providing patient centred nursing care and patient education
  • Six months post registration
Knowledge and Skills Essential
  • Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility dependent upon work priorities
  • To be able to demonstrate understanding of current developments in the NHS and their implications for nursing and quality care for clients/service users
Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse Level 1
  • Evidence of continuing professional development within the last 12 months
  • Hold/be working towards an NMC approved mentoring qualification or have a planned start date for this
Standard Requirements Essential
  • Commitment to Equality and Valuing Diversity Principles
  • Understanding of Confidentiality and 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)

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert