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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/12/2020.

Registered Nurse Associate or Assistant Practioner

Job Reference: 818-DN213-A

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Nurse Associate
Venture House, Boston
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata


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Nursing Associate or Assistant Practioner Posts - Boston ICT

We have exciting new opportunities at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS). Boston Community Nursing Team are looking to recruit Nurse Associates and Assistant Practioners.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge within community nursing through continued professional development.

LCHS staff collectively see thousands of people every day in community hospitals, health clinics, schools, children’s centres and in patients’ own homes. They also do something else very special; they are responsible for turning an ordinary day into something extraordinary.

We are looking for brilliant individuals who can be part of a fast-moving, innovative and ambitious team, dedicated to supporting members of our communities to manage their own health when seen at home or in a clinic setting. The successful candidates will be supported by a Case manager and the team to care for our patients holistically and to achieve competencies in all aspects of community nursing which include palliative care, wound care, continence assessment and intervention and diabetes care.

We are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission and are playing an integral part in shaping future health service provision countywide alongside partner health and social care organisations.

Not only will our successful candidates have the opportunity to flourish in a successful NHS Trust, Lincolnshire offers some of the best schools in the country, affordable housing and a great standard of living in one of the many picturesque market towns or villages or a thriving city.

Permanent Full and Part time hours are available

All posts to cover Boston and surrounding villages. The community nurse team are based at Venture House, Boston.

Hours are 7.5 hrs a day covering 8.00 – 18:30, 7 days a week.

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust is a vibrant and creative organisation which provides a diverse range of clinical services across Lincolnshire. We pride ourselves in putting ‘Patients First’ and are seeking an enthusiastic individual who shares these values.

As this is a community post, you must be able to travel across the County to locations not served by public transport.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lynne Goodliff Clinical Team Lead Tel 07765398594 or 01522 449906


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLynne GoodliffJob titleClinical Team LeadEmail addresslynne.goodliff@nhs.netTelephone number07765398594Additional contact information

For further details please contact

Lynne Goodliff Clinical Team Lead Tel 07765398594


Based on feedback from our staff, we have been named among the Health Services Journal’s (HSJ) and Nursing Times’ top 100 ‘Great Places to Work’. We’re in the top 20 per cent of all community trusts for overall staff engagement in the 2014 NHS National Staff Survey

Important Information: All new employees will be subject to a charge if a DBS check is required for the post. The Disclosure & Barring Service application form (formerly CRB) will be provided by LCHS and the fee will be deducted from your salary over a maximum of a 6 month period.

Any existing employees who require a DBS check as part of the application process will be subject to a charge for that DBS check.

We are a Disability Confident employer ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

Support and/or assistance with completing an application form is available from the Workforce Services Team by calling 01522 308700.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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