• This post is only open to internal applicants.

District Nursing Sister


Main area
Community & Wellbeing
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L7F9 A4630 INT Penwortham & Longton (C)
Penwortham, Longton and Bamber Bridge (Preston)
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
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Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

Community and Wellbeing Network

District Nursing Sister

Band 6




37.5 hours per week

Multiple posts across the network

Current SPQ students are invited to apply 

  • Do you hold or are you working towards the specialist practitioner qualification in community nursing?


  • Do you have experience caring for people with complex needs within their own homes?


There may be an opportunity you are interested in….


Community and wellbeing network are able to offer an exciting opportunity for community specialist practitioners to join the district nursing service to lead a specified district nursing team within the central and west locality.


This is an opportunity for a district nursing sister to lead and manage a skill mixed district nursing team as they develop the service to embrace new ways of working in order to meet the challenges posed by current health care developments.


The successful applicant will be responsible for providing leadership to an established district nursing team and also providing skilled nursing care in a variety of settings, including peoples own homes and care settings.


Lancashire Care Foundation trust is proud to offer development opportunities:

  • In house clinical training
  • Access and funding for external training to support specific skills development
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • An induction programme tailored to your needs

Applicants will need to demonstrate their competency and experience in line with the person specification and will be required to work flexibly across a seven day rota.


This post is subject to enhanced disclosure with the Criminal Records Bureau.











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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andrea Bramley, telephone 07507844862, - andrea.bramley@lancashirecare.nhs.uk

Kathryn Woods, Lead Nurse – Kathryn.woods@lancashirecare.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

01772 773863