Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a wide range of community health and inpatient services for both physical and mental health conditions. Our 5,500 staff support people of all ages across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland,  from over 100 sites across the region.

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About Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Leicester Partnership NHS trust provides mental health, learning disability and community health services across Leicestershire, England, and we are currently recruiting for a wide range of job roles.

Our staff work with GP’s, local hospitals, social care and other local authority services such as housing and education, emergency services, and with the voluntary and community sector. 
Our services are organised into three clinical directorates;

  • Adult Mental Health and Learning Disability Services;
  • Families, Young People and Children’s Services:
  • Community Health Services.

Supporting our front line staff, we have a range of enabling services, from health and safety, patient experience and information governance, to information technology, finance and human resources to name a few.

Reasons to work at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

  • Our diverse range of services and teams means that we can offer you an exciting and varied career path without the need to change employer
  • Our “We Nurture” programme is designed to help develop you and take you forward into your next role with us. Over half our workforce has undertaken some form of career developing training over the last year
  • Our structured nursing career pathway helps you understand how to progress your career with us whatever stage you are at in your career. Find out more here http://elearning-lpt.leicestershire.nhs.uk/Career%20pathways/Nursing/index.html
  • We offer a comprehensive induction and job role specific training to ensure that you have the right skills to perform your new role
  • You can access a range of flexible working options to help you with your work-life balance. We have embraced agile working as a Trust, helping you make the most of each day with the least amount of travel time.
  • If you are not looking for permanent work, then take a look at our Centralised Staffing Team’s job roles, who offer posts based on a zero hours basis so you can choose shifts through our online service that fit around the hours you want to work
  • Our services are based across the area we serve and are operate from many different locations meaning we could have a role that is well placed to where you want to work
  • All our sites offer free staff parking
  • As a teaching trust, with strong links with our local universities, we conduct research and provide training and education for medical, psychology, nursing and therapy students. If research is something that is important to you then come and join us!
  • Our wide staff benefits package includes all sorts of different products, from schemes enabling you to lease a car, through to being able to pick your next phone at a discount
  • We offer a volunteering scheme for all our staff, as part of our commitment to supporting local communities.
  • We embrace innovation. Our services are constantly evolving as part of our continuous improvement and learning culture. Just a few of our recent service developments are:
    • Our Community Health Services are implementing innovative approaches and digital systems to enable staff of all levels to work in joined up ways to support our patients in the most effective way – particularly through integrated locality teams with social care.
    • Our Adult Mental Health and Learning Disability services are committed to a 5 year programme to transform their care pathways to deliver a more connected and responsive service.
    • Our Family, Young Person and Children services work in innovative ways to meet patient needs and offer new ways for people to access them, such as their award-winning website Health for Kids https://www.healthforkids.co.uk/ and award winning confidential text messaging service ChatHealth.

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Adult Mental Health and Adult Learning Disability Services

Our services work to deliver high quality care for adults with acute and enduring mental health conditions and complex learning difficulties, across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Our services range from acute inpatient care, acute assessment and home treatment, day care, psychological therapies, community-based mental health care and assertive outreach. We have innovative partnerships with the police, EMAS and UHL for those experiencing mental health crisis, as well as a crisis support service provided by Turning Point. We also have locality-based learning disability teams, short break homes, specialist inpatient care, autism and outreach services. Our learning disability teams also offer specialist advice and support to others involved in caring for someone with a learning disability.

Leicester Partnership NHS trust jobs

Leicester Partnership NHS trust have a wide range of job openings, and are recruiting across all sectors.

As a teaching trust, we are committed to conducting research and provide training and education for medical, psychology, and nursing and therapy students.

We offer a wide range of job roles within these services, for established practitioners such as psychiatrists, consultants, mental health nurses, therapists, as well as healthcare support workers. We also have an increasing number of roles for those looking to grow their career working in mental health such as trainee nurse associates and clinical apprenticeships.

Families, Young People and Children's Services

Our services provide universal and specialist support including child and adolescent mental health services, health visiting and school nursing, paediatric medicine, nutrition and dietetics services, eating disorder services, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy.

There is a growing digital offer as well as integrated face to face services to support children, young people and families. We are focused on a whole-family approach across the Trust, working with our other clinical directorates as well as through strong partnerships with the local authorities and voluntary and community sector.

Typical job roles in this area of our services include Public Health Nurses/ Health Visitors and mental health nursing roles, Therapists, roles in Dietetics and staff to support our immunisation work to name a few.

Community Health Services

Our Community Health Services are our largest Directorate. They include adult nursing and therapy services, providing physical health services to patients both in our own community hospital settings and supporting patients with care delivered in their own homes. Our services include general and stroke rehabilitation, end of life care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, podiatry and falls prevention to name a few.

Our Community Health Services also include mental health services for older people which are delivered both from our specialist inpatient units and in community settings.

We can offer a wide range of career opportunities in this area of work. Our hospitals offer all the roles you would expect there, including Nurses across a range of levels, Healthcare Support Workers and a range of Therapy related roles for both registered and unregistered staff. We also have roles in podiatry, as well as operating a Single Point of Access contact centre to co-ordinate patient care.

Our community job roles include District Nurses, Community Nurses, roles supporting virtual wards, and phlebotomy roles alongside others.

We are actively exploring new job roles to support our service delivery. Many of our wards now include pharmacy related roles. We are also actively engaged with training and developing Nurse Associates and have a well-established clinical apprenticeship scheme.

Current Vacancies


Nursing & Midwifery Registered

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse RMHN/LD

    Experienced and Newly Qualified Mental Health/LD Nurses Wanted Are you passionate about great care? Do you want to be part of a great team? Do you want access to opportunities that will help you develop your full potential and get the best out of your career? We want to hear from motivated and ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse

    Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust ADULT MENTAL HEALTH Mill Lodge, Huntington Disease Inpatient Services Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on a take a look at the opportunity below. Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of ...

  • Band 8a Advanced Nurse Practitioner

    A rare opportunity has arisen for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to work in the Adult ADHD Service in Leicester. This post is open to all registered nurses who have obtained an MSC in Advanced Clinical Practice and hold an Independent Prescribing Qualification (V300). This is a new post that will ...

  • Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

    We would like to offer enthusiastic and motivated Registered Mental Health Nurses the opportunity to join our experienced and friendly team; City East CMHT. You will be responsible for managing a clinical caseload fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of a Community Psychiatric Nurse. The CMHT ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse

    We are looking for exceptional Band 5 Staff Nurses, either experienced or newly qualified, to join our Community Hospital inpatient team at Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital. Caring predominantly for frail, elderly and medically unwell patients. You will need to be a highly motivated nurse ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse

    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 ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse- RMN, RGN or RNLD

    Band 5 Staff Nurse- RMN, RGN or RNLD Have you thought of working for the Bennion or Evington Centre? We recognise that many of our elderly patients have combined mental and physical health needs and welcome applicants from either a mental, physical health or learning disability nursing background. ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse

    We are looking for Band 5 Staff Nurses with experience in medical nursing, who will take individual responsibility for their work and for their patients ensuring they have a positive experience. They will also demonstrate care and compassion with frail older patients. We are offering an attractive ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurses Leicester City (Medical stepdown Wards)

    Band 5 Staff Nurses for Clarendon and Beechwood wards (medical stepdown) at The Evington centre, Leicester. We are looking for Band 5 staff nurses who have experience in medical nursing who will take individual responsibility for their work and for their patients to ensure they have a positive ...

  • Band 5 Newly Qualified Nurses Leicester City Wards

    Band 5 Staff Nurses for our in-patient medical stepdown wards on Beechwood and Clarendon Ward the Evington centre. We are looking for newly qualified Band 5 staff nurses to join our established preceptorship programme on our medical step down wards in Leicester. We are looking for staff nurses who ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse - Stroke Ward

    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, ...

  • Band 6 Diana Children's Nurse

    Are you a Registered Children's Nurse, looking for a new and exciting opportunity to work within the Diana Children's Community Service, covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland? Currently we have vacancies in the Diana Children's Continuing Care, Acute and Training Teams. (Please specify in ...

  • Lead Practitioner for Safeguarding (MCA/DOLS/MAPPA/Prevent Focus)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust for the role of Lead Practitioner for Safeguarding (MCA/DOLS/MAPPA/Prevent Focus). We are a busy integrated safeguarding team covering the whole family agenda for a Community and Mental Health Trust. We are moving ...

  • Bank Community Psychiatric Nurse-Band 6

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for experienced Mental Health nurses to apply for Bank Band 6 CPN posts in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland The Bank CMHT 's are part of the secondary care services, providing assessments and treatment packages for a range of service users aged 16-65 years, ...

  • Band 5 Bank Mental Health/Learning Disabilities Staff Nurses

    Are you looking for a change of area or simply need more flexibility to manage your work/life balance? Then working for the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust Bank may be just the answer! The Trust Bank provides cover across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and we are looking to increase the ...

  • Band 5 Bank Staff Nurse RN RGN

    Are you looking for a change of area or simply need more flexibility to manage your work/life balance? Then working for the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust Bank may be just the answer! The Trust Bank provides cover to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This incorporates hospitals in the ...

  • Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse

    Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse We are seeking a community psychiatric nurse to work in a strong multi-disciplinary setting delivering a service for young people and their carers / parents in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Leicestershire. The post holder(s) will be working within the ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse (Community Nurse)

    Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for flexible, responsible 1st level RGNs (Adult) to join our Community Nursing Service in East Central Leicestershire (patients in the Oadby and Wigston areas). This is an ideal opportunity for someone who is seeking to broaden their ...

  • Band 5 Staff Nurse

    We are looking for exceptional Band 5 Staff Nurses, either experienced or newly qualified, to join our Community Hospital inpatient team at Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital. Caring predominantly for frail, elderly and medically unwell patients. You will need to be a highly motivated nurse ...

  • Band 7 Non-Medical Prescriber - CAMHS

    Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you want to join our CAMHS service as a non-medical prescriber? If so read on and take a look at the exciting opportunity below... Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of mental health, learning ...

  • Additional Professional Scientific & Technical

  • Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

    Clinical Psychologist North West Leicestershire CMHT Coalville Qualified and UK HCPC Registered Agenda for Change Band 8A Permanent: Full-Time. 37.5 Hours per week Agile Working We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and ...

  • Band 8b Lead Child Psychotherapist

    Maternity cover Lead Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist Part time 2 days per week (15 hours) for 1 year. Applications are invited for the above post which is based within the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland CAMHS. The outpatient teams are both based within easy reach of the city. This is a ...

  • Band 7 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ACP qualified Child Psychotherapist (Agenda for change band 7, 30 hours per week) to join our lively and supportive psychotherapy service within the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland NHS Trust. The successful applicant will be based in Leicester and ...

  • Administrative & Clerical

  • Director of Adult Mental Health

    We are searching for the next leader of our Adult Mental Health services to take forward an ambitious redesign of our services and help us step up to great. With a budget of £54 million and over 1180 whole time equivalent staff in the service, our Adult Mental Health service is a major provider of ...

  • Allied Health Professionals

  • Band 6 Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) (Bank)

    SLT Service for Adults Would you like to be registered with our Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Bank? We would love to hear from you if you would be interested in possible Bank Hours in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We may have opportunities in acute, community, Mental Health Service for ...

  • Band 5 Community Physiotherapist

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our dedicated team. You will demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills working within a large ward based multidisciplinary team carrying out functional assessments and interventions to facilitate ...

  • Band 5 Community Physiotherapist

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic Physiotherapist to join our dedicated team. You will demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills working within a large ward based multidisciplinary team carrying out functional assessments and interventions to facilitate ...

  • Band 7 Specialist Therapist

    Part-Time: 0.8 WTE (30 Hours per week) Leicestershire Adult Eating Disorders Service is based at Bennion Centre, Glenfield Hospital Site. We provide comprehensive inpatient; day-patient and outpatient care for the local population. We also provide specialist inpatient care for the East Midlands ...

  • Band 6 Bank Occupational Therapist

    Our Trust bank supports our clinical teams by providing additional staff. Assignments vary in duration, from a shift to several weeks depending on the requirements that need covering. We will support you training by providing access to the following training as relevant to the role you are ...

  • Band 5 Speech and Language Therapist

    An opportunity not to be missed - suitable for a current band 5or soon to qualify or newly qualified Speech and Language Therapists. Do you have an interest in supporting clients who have a Learning Disability and / or Mental Health issues? We are currently seeking two Full-time Speech & Language ...

  • Band 7 Speech and Language Therapist

    An exciting opportunity to take the next step in your career! We are looking for a Speech and Language Therapist to manage the County Speech and Language Therapy Community LD Team. You will manage the day to day operations of the team including line management, supervision and service development. ...

  • Whatever stage you are at 
in your career, if you interested in finding out what it is like to work here at Leicester Partnership NHS Trust – through participating in 
work experience opportunities, 
then get in touch…

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    Our vision is to 
improve the health 
and wellbeing of the people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland by providing high quality, integrated physical and mental health care pathways.