Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.
We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.
Band 5 staff nurses for our in-patient medical stepdown ward at: Rutland Hospital, Oakham, medical step-down & Palliative care
You will be based in our in-patient ward at Rutland Hospital caring predominantly for frail elderly medically unwell patients. Rutland ward staff manage a range of specialities including sub –acute medically unwell patients, those who have complex discharge needs & palliative patients for symptom control or ‘end of life’ care.
The wards all have a multi-disciplinary approach to patient management. Family and MDT goal setting are an integral part of the registered nurse role in all our in-patient areas. Supported by the Ward Sister and Matron, you will demonstrate and develop your professional accountability, innovative thinking and contribute to the clear vision for the in-patient nursing areas.
We offer training and personal development within the wards and at our Learning and Development centre to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to meet patient needs and complete your CPD requirements.
In addition we offer: free parking on all our sites
We strongly recommend that you visit one of our wards during the application process so that you understand fully the types of patients on our wards, our patient management process with the MDT, how we facilitate timely discharges and communicate this to our patients and their families.
Please contact Diane Markillie or Carla Yaxley (Deputy Ward Managers) on Apply Now >> or email on ( Email address removed ) for further information and to arrange a visit to the Hospital site of your choice.
We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.
Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.
For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.
To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.
For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end 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, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.
Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.
Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.
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