NHS Nursing Bands Explained

As a nurse working within the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, it is essential to understand the different Nursing Bands and the roles, responsibilities, and opportunities that come with each. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the different Nursing Bands within the NHS, as well as the requirements, professional development opportunities, and […]

7 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Work/Life Balance as a Nurse

The 6 C's of Nursing

Nurses are some of the busiest people on the planet. They often have to juggle a hectic work schedule with managing their personal lives. Although it can be tough, it is important to strive for a healthy work/life balance. Here are seven tips to help you do just that. 1. Set Priorities The day-to-day in […]

The Importance of Onboarding

The Importance of Onboarding

Onboarding is the process of guiding candidates into their role. It is vital to ensure candidates are fully prepared & confident, with access to tailored support at every stage. That’s why we provide an extensive onboarding process at Lucam – because every candidate deserves to feel fully supported when entering a new role. Why onboarding […]

Essential Nursing Skills

Nurse Work Life Balance

Being a nurse in 2023 is about more than just having the technical know-how and medical skills. It’s also about having the right attitude and approach. Nurses are the backbone of the healthcare system and are often the first point of contact for patients and their families. They are responsible for providing care, comfort, and […]

6 C’s of Nursing

What Are The 6 C’s Of Nursing? The “6 C’s of Nursing” are a set of values and principles that guide the nursing profession. These six principles, which include care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, and commitment, are essential for nurses to provide high-quality care to their patients. The 6 C’s of Nursing come directly from […]

What is a CV?

Woman writing her CV on a laptop

What is a CV? – A CV (curriculum vitae) is an essential element of any career path. It is a written overview of your skills, experience, and qualifications that will be delivered to potential employers in the context of a job opportunity. As your first opportunity to appeal to prospective employers, it is vital that […]

Lucam Lives Reveal New Logo Designed by Sutton Academy Students

Student designs for lucam lives logo

We are proud to reveal our new logo for Lucam Lives that was designed by students of Sutton Academy: We recently passed the rigorous registration process to provide supported living services to the local St Helens community. This supported living service is primarily aimed at those with learning disabilities or mental health issues who require […]

Why Carers Matter

Carer pushing older person in a wheelchair

For those who have difficulty living independently, carers are indispensable. At Lucam, we are proud to provide recruitment services for carers to assist those in need in local communities. There are many reasons why someone may need the assistance of a carer: They could be experiencing or recovering from an illness They have difficulty coping […]

How Lucam Managed an Emergency Homeless Provision During COVID-19

Homeless man sat on a bench in the park

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most significant recent events that has affected us all, but the homeless population was hit particularly hard as it swept the nation. While most of us could stay indoors during the lockdowns to stay safe from the looming threat of the virus, the homeless population were left vulnerable […]