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Nursing Associate - Physical Healthcare

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7923

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Physical Healthcare Team
£22,549 to £24,882 pa

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

Are you interested in becoming part of an enthusiastic and friendly team supporting the delivery of high quality, effective Physical Healthcare and health promotion to patients/service users who use LPFT services?

The LPFT Physical Healthcare Team are looking for a full time Band 4 Nursing Associate to join our team, working primarily to support our Community teams to deliver physical health checks for service users with severe mental illness.

We are looking for someone who can work as an effective team member, demonstrate good personal communication skills and actively promote excellent team and interdisciplinary relationships.

You will be a:
Registered Nursing Associate with current NMC registration with evidence of relevant ongoing continuing professional development. Experience in management of complex physical healthcare issues would be desirable.

In return, we can offer you a full induction package, access to training, regular supervision, annual appraisal and a commitment to enabling your development. You will be part of a friendly, supportive team in an excellent working environment. Our Trust is rated as Good in all areas by the CQC and outstanding for leadership.



We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

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.

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