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Band 5 Staff Nurse - Stroke Ward posted by Leicestershire Partnership Trust

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Full Time
Market Harborough
£24,214 - £30,112 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description



Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

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.


We are looking for exceptional Band 5 staff nurses to join our specialist Stroke Team at St Luke’s Hospital in Market Harborough

We are offering an attractive recruitment scheme for all new band 5 employees three years in total £2000 per new employee (Subject to tax and NI and non-pensionable, terms and conditions apply) after 6 months employment we will pay £500 with further payments at 18 months £500 and 36 months £1000.

You will need to be a highly motivated nurse with vision who wants to be part of a multidisciplinary team providing exceptional stroke rehabilitation care.

We are seeking nurses from a wide range of Healthcare settings, who are able to transfer and add valuable clinical skills to our community hospital team.

We are a forward thinking, integrated team of health professionals looking to become a centre of excellence where we recognise that nurses on the unit are paramount in providing excellent nurse led stroke care.

You will need to have

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • A positive attitude

  • An organised methodical approach

  • Ability to be flexible

  • Ability to use your own initiative and also work within an integrated team

  • A desire to provide excellent quality individualised and holistic care to patients and families.

The successful applicant would have the opportunity to develop specialist skills in Stroke care and also be involved in clinical audit for Stroke to help us drive standards of care and develop the stroke services across the site.

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 you revalidation CPD requirements.

In addition we offer: free parking on all our sites and a shift pattern that includes traditional 7.5 hour shifts and a long shift pattern. We offer flexible working patterns and an opportunity to work predominantly days or predominantly nights. We can clarify this at interview.

We strongly recommend that you visit our ward during the application process so that you understand fully the types of patients on our ward, our patient management process with the MDT, how we facilitate timely discharges and communicate this to our patients and their families.

Please contact Nicola Utting (Ward Manager) on [Click here to apply] or email ( Email address removed ) for further information and to arrange a visit to the Hospital. Alternatively, you can contact Lorna Jones, Stroke Matron, on [Click here to apply]




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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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.




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Reference Number

313-A-18-56552-EE

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