Apprentice Centre Clinical Assessor

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Beech House, Lincoln
Competitive salary
18 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date

We Listen, We Care, We Act, We Improve

We listen: we engage with everyone we work with, we are united, we are always positive

We care: everyone is valued, respected and developed, knowledge and skills are nurtured, success is celebrated

We act: clear goals and right resources, freedom coupled with accountabilty, emphasis on simplicity

We improve: we are creative, resourceful and innovative, integrated and collaboration is the way forward, we're always striving to do better

....Fit for now, fit for the future.

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Job Title: Apprentice Centre Clinical Assessor
Pay Band: Agenda for Change Band 5
Hours: 22.5
Base: Trust HQ, Beech House, Lincoln
Reports to: Apprentice Centre Lead
Accountable to: Head of Service

About The Trust:

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) provides community health services for one of the largest healthcare communities in the country, covering an area of 2,350 square miles and a population of 714,000. Lincolnshire has some of the best state schools in the country both at primary and secondary level as well as below national average house prices with an above average standard of living.
We are a fast moving and innovative organisation characterised by passion and enthusiasm, delivering a wide range of community-based healthcare aimed at supporting people to manage their own health at home and reducing the need for people to go into hospital.
Working with other health and social care services LCHS supports a shift from care in acute hospital into more joined-up care in the community. The trust cares for thousands of patients every day in community hospitals, health clinics, schools, children's centres and directly within patients their own homes.

About The Role:

LCHS NHS Trust are able to offer an exciting opportunity to an individual who meets the job specification to work within our Learning and Development Team working across Lincolnshire. The successful applicant will be joining our Apprentice Centre delivering in-house programmes, assessing and supporting learners in practice across the health care spectrum. They will deliver a series of supporting Healthcare workshops that enhance the learning experience.

The successful post holder would be expected to work across Lincolnshire. The role is designed to enhance the quality of the learning delivered and to prepare staff for their next step in their development as part of our organisational approach to 'growing for the future'. You will have a qualification in assessing such as CAVA or TAQA, have some experience or occupational competence in clinical and care expertise - examples being nursing, adult services, children's services, speech & Language or occupational health.

LCHS NHS Trust holds the status of an Employer Provider and has been delivering apprenticeships since 2017. We have recently undertaken both an OFSTED monitoring visit and ESFA audit with favourable results. We have more work to do so this role allows scope to help shape the development of the future proposition and delivery.

LCHS NHS Trust Apprentice Centre aims to make a real difference and we're building a working environment where colleagues can really feel the difference. It's the kind of place where nothing's too much trouble. Where you'll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we'll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that's just the beginning. Joining our team as a Clinical Assessor delivering Apprenticeships and Care Certificate programmes with us you will receive a competitive salary and pension. We'll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team, and we work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression. We will offer a combination of in house eLearning, workshops and courses to support your development and CPD.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameLee GiffordJob titleApprentice LeadEmail addresslee.gifford1@nhs.netTelephone number07818403219

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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.

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