Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/04/2019.

Band 7 Lead Practice Teacher

Job Reference: 313-A-19-68430-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Healthy Together
Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland
£37,570 to £43,772 NHS terms & conditions 2019

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Band 7 – Lead Practice Teacher – 1.0 WTE – Melton & Rutland

Are you a dynamic and enthusiastic practitioner passionate about Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) and developing our future workforce?

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated individual to join Healthy Together, our 0-19 public health nursing service. We are looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated SCPHN Health Visitor with a post graduate Practice Teacher qualification. Based in Melton & Rutland you will be part of the Healthy Together team delivering excellent care for children and families for around 80% of your time.

Your expertise and skill will deliver strong and supportive practice placements.

You will:

  • be responsible for providing a suitable learning environment for all students and for teaching and assessing Specialist Community Public Health Nurses.
  • act as assessor for the student(s) assigned to supervisors.
  • assess return to practice students and student practice teachers who are studying towards practice teacher qualifications.
  • Develop and ensure standards of professional practice within Healthy Together 0-19 are evidenced based and if in line with current public health nursing practice.
  • Be the Lead in practice education for pre and post registration students within the locality they are based
  • Establish multi-disciplinary learning opportunities with the philosophy of developing core training across the workforce working closely with Nursing & Quality, Research & Development, Learning & Development and Higher Education Institutions.

You will be supported in your work by a high level of managerial and professional support, clinical supervision and excellent training and ongoing development.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

Twitter @lptjobs /

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Gold
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2016