G_CS_79 0-19 Team Preceptorship Guidelines

The purpose of this guidance is to ensure that all Health visiting staff and school nursing staff in Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) understand their role and responsibilities in respect of supporting newly qualified health visitors and school nurses in the preceptorship period.





Preceptorship aims to empower practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills acquired during their formal training to become confident and accountable practitioners.




The Institute of Health Visiting (2015) states ‘Preceptorship helps practitioners to understand coping strategies and build compassionate resilience’




This guidance follows the National Preceptorship Framework for Health Visiting, (Institute of health visiting 2015).




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