P_HR_59 Your Performance Matters Appraisal Policy

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust is committed to delivering the best possible services for patients and service users.  The Trust fully recognises the essential role of staff in delivering high quality patient centred care and is committed to supporting the development of staff within the framework for life-long learning in the NHS, through a positive and constructive appraisal process incorporating the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework 

LCHS's approach to appraisal focuses on every employee in the organisation developing and demonstrating the highest standards of behaviour which are clearly laid out in the Trust's behavioural framework.

This policy also incorporates the way in which an individual can progress through their pay band through the application of the NHS Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) gateways.

This policy does not apply to Medical and Dental Practitioners.

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