Here at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, we offer a wide variety of challenging and rewarding roles within a supportive, innovative and dynamic work environment.

Whatever stage of your career you are at, we have career pathways and training and development opportunities to help you identify and grow your skills so you can take your next step with us.

Our benefits

  • Flexible working
  • Free parking on all Trust sites
  • Generous annual leave package (27-33 days annual leave  plus 8 bank holidays- dependent on service)
  • A comprehensive health and wellbeing package
  • Occupational health services
  • Study leave for sponsored courses
  • Options to buy and sell annual leave
  • Discounted shopping
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for electronics, cycles and more
  • Recognition schemes
  • Counselling service
  • Relocation packages
  • We are a Mindful Employer
  • Staff support groups, including REACH (Race Equality And Cultural Heritage), Carers, Young Voices, MAPLE (mental and physical life experience), Neurodiversity, Spectrum (LGBTQ+), Women’s Network, Armed Forces Community Staff Group.

Our commitment to you

We are committed to offering every staff member the opportunity to develop their career, and rewarding them for the work they do. We view lifelong learning and personal development as vital to both our staff and the Trust’s progression, and continue to invest in our staff through internal and external courses.

Develop Your Skills

Developing our staff is extremely important to us. From the beginning, we will support your training and development, starting with an induction into the organisation, followed by specialist training relevant to your role and interests.

We have developed our WeNurture scheme to help our staff work to their fullest potential. We support our leaders with a full range of management development courses to help them meet the demands of managing services in the modern NHS.

We also offer various other courses through both traditional face to face training and our bespoke elearning packages delivered through our ulearn system.

Flexible Working Options

We offer a range of flexible working options to help our staff with their work life balance. These include part time hours, job shares, annualised hours, term time-only contracts, flexible bank-only contracts, as well as standard all year round full-time contracts. We also increasingly practice agile working which means that many of our teams operate away from traditional bases.

Career Progression

We understand that individuals have their own career goals, and we want to help them as much as we can. That's why we offer appraisals to discuss your goals and achievements, coupled to an extensive range of training and development courses. We also operate performance related pay in line with NHS Terms and Conditions to recognise the achievements of our staff.

Staff employed under NHS Terms and Conditions

Our staff are employed under NHS Terms and Conditions of Service. This is a performance based pay scheme which- your performance is assessed annually at appraisal, and this is your opportunity to progress within your pay band, and at key points in your career with us, progress your salary to the next pay step point.

Find out more about our pay structure

On top of this, staff are eligible for enhanced pay when they work unsocial hours. We also offer 27 days of holiday entitlement per year, plus 8 public holidays, rising with service to 33 days after 10 years’ service.

Medical Terms and Conditions

Our medical staff such as Doctors and Consultants are employed under medical and dental staff terms and conditions. Medical pay and conditions circulars can be found here

NHS Pensions Scheme

The NHS also offers a Pensions scheme. Subject to eligibility, every new employee is now automatically enrolled onto the scheme.

My First 90 Days

This toolkit has been designed to support new starters joining the Trust. 90 Day Toolkit can be found here

People Plan 2021-23

Our People Plan shows our dedication to making LPT a great place to work and receive care. It promises that we will lead with compassion and inclusivity, with the health and wellbeing of our staff at the heart of all we do. It shows how we will work together to create an inclusive culture, where there is no discrimination or bullying. Through effective workforce planning we will nurture and support our staff to progress and flourish, offer them opportunities to deliver care through new models and in new roles.

You can read our People Plan here.


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