Band 5 Staff Nurse

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Its an exciting time to join LPT as we are at the start of a five-year transformation journey to ensure we provide excellent services for patients with mental ill health and support people towards recovery and resilience. As an employer we can offer you a range of benefits including:-
  • Payment of your Professional Registration costs in the first year
  • Access to a free bus run by another NHS Trust Monday to Friday day time along a route connecting the 3 main Leicester hospitals and free parking on site
  • Mentorship and career development opportunities
  • Within your first 12 months of employment registered Staff Nurses will be offered the opportunity to progress in a particular area of interest (where opportunities are available)
  • Access to range of discounted benefits as detailed at the bottom of the advert
  • Flexible working arrangements including long days, annualised hours and flexible retirement options
  • Support to return to practice
  • Newly qualified Nurse will participate in our preceptorship scheme

In return we ask that you are dedicated to providing quality patient-centred care and can demonstrate an understanding of clinical procedures including the Care Plan Approach and risk assessment.

We believe all our staff can develop leadership qualities and if you can demonstrate yours there will be opportunities to nurture and develop them.

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.

To arrange an informal visit or to hear more about working at the Bradgate Mental Health Unit, please feel free to ring the recruiting manager, Jayne Hill on 07827230782.

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 centre nursing care and patient education
  • Six months post registration
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

UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

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Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Leicestershire Partnership Nhs Trust

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