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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/08/2021.

Acute Care Nurse

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7207

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment, Sycamore Assessment Centre, Beacon Lane
£24,907 to £30,615 pa


Lincolnshire is leading the way with mental health transformation projects

Do you want to be part of changing mental health for the future? Improving things for the next generation and influencing the future. We have a number of exciting new opportunities for clinical and non-clinical staff.

Excellent, well trained and motivated staff are what make the Trust as successful as we are.

We employ over 2200 staff in a variety of roles and are proud that in the past two years we have been rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England; achieving the second best mental health trust nationally in 2018 staff survey. We firmly believe that the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce and this is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall.

As a Trust we believe that having a diverse workforce and allowing people to be themselves is essential to good employment, we are openly supportive and encourage difference. We have three active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+) and staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE). This has resulted in annual staff conferences and some great national accolades, such as, the Trust being included in the Top 100 organisations in the country within the Stonewall Index.

Grantham Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHT) are welcoming applications from registered practitioners with a passion for making a difference to the lives of those experiencing acute mental health crises.

The team provides a swift response to people who are in the acute phase of mental illness, providing both assessment and treatment in the community, for Grantham and the surrounding areas.

This is an exciting time for Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (LPFT), as we strive for excellence through service improvement in order to deliver the highest standard of care for our patients. We work closely with our colleagues from across LPFT to provide seamless, effective care for patients and as such, you will need to demonstrate a commitment to providing the highest standard of care, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a flexible attitude towards change. As a registered practitioner you will also provide a leadership role to Band 3 colleagues. The team provides acute care to service users 7 days per week, 365 days per year between the hours of 8am and 10pm, covered via a long day shift pattern.

If you are looking to develop your career in this exciting and challenging area, if you place the Trust values at the heart of your practice, we want to hear from you! Fixed term contract, initially for 6 months. Fantastic opportunity to enhance your CV and gain experience in Crisis Services.
In return you will have the opportunity to be part of an excellent and developing service, in a supportive and experienced multi-disciplinary team. We offer regular supervision and continued professional development as well as an excellent benefits package including:


•Staff Wellbeing Service – supporting staff to improve and maintain their psychological and physical wellbeing.
•A wide variety of exercise classes
•Fast access to physiotherapy
•Generous Relocation Package of up to £8K (where eligible )
•Home Electronics salary sacrifice scheme
•Transave – Saving and Loans Scheme
•Car lease scheme open to all employees
•Free staff parking across all 52 LPFT sites


For our full list of benefits please see the link to our Benefits booklet.
Lincolnshire Life
With excellent schools, picturesque surroundings and obtainable housing Lincolnshire offers a fantastic lifestyle that you may not have considered possible. For more information about what makes Lincolnshire a great place to live and work please see the Lincolnshire Area and Lincolnshire Life Links.
If you require further information please contact Hannah Anderson (Team Co-ordinator) on 01476 464901 or






In partnership with staff, volunteers, patients and carers we have developed our values, behaviours and culture over the past three years; and we live by them. Our leaders are compassionate, supportive and avoid blame. We look at solution focused outcomes, working on a theme of continuous improvement, which benefits the Trust, its employees and of course our patients and services users.

We also offer great new rewards and benefits to staff as you will see, so if you are not already part of our team why not come and join us?

We offer 24 hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

Preference will be given to NHS colleagues who are currently 'at risk' and meet the minimum criteria of the Job Description & Person Specification.

Please provide accurate details for your references, these should cover the last 3 years and include your current or most recent employer or education to enable The Recruitment Team to be timely in their request. For internal staff we will seek a reference from your current manager.

Interview Expenses will not be paid.

Due to recent high volumes of applications, posts may be closed earlier once a sufficient number have been received.

Where required new employees will be subject to an electronic Disclosure & Barring Service check, please refer to the additional documentation above. You will be asked to attend a Pre-employment check appointment in Sleaford or Lincoln. Start dates will coincide with Induction and fall on the first week of the each month.

If you have any difficulty completing this application form please contact (01522) 421510
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