Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse (PICU)

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year + a recruitment and retention bonus of £1542 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking to recruit and develop Band 5 Mental Health Staff Nurses to join our team on Griffin Ward. We are looking for motivated, proactive, enthusiastic, and caring professionals to be part of our multi-disciplinary team.

Griffin ward is a 6 bedded ward providing psychiatric intensive care for female service users.

As part of the role, you will be involved in the ongoing development of the pathways used within the service and will be responsible for supporting the team in assessing, planning, and implementing evidence-based care to service users. You will be a role model and support the safe coordinating of shifts and delegating nursing duties to the nursing team.

If you would like to find out more, please consider attending the NHS Careers and Jobs Event taking place at the Morningside Arena (Leicester) on Saturday 11th March 2023 from 10am to 2pm. Staff from Griffin ward will be available to answer any questions or queries you may have.

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 successes. The role will involve working closely with various members of the MDT and the Ward 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 Mental Health 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.
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrates a strong interest in providing patient centred nursing care and patient education
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

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
Herschel Prins Centre

Glenfield Hospital Site, Groby Road



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