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Specialist Community Nurse

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time band 6 RNLD/ RMH to join the Learning Disability - Intensive Support Team.

The Intensive Support Team embraces the national context of 'Transforming Care' and the vision set out in \Building the right support and the \National service model for commissioners of health and care services. Successful candidates will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, offering clinical support to individuals with complex health needs and their families by implementing person-centered care plans in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team including Nursing, Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Psychology . Our valued team members support some of the most vulnerable people in society, demonstrating care and compassion and treating people as individuals.

Clinical work will focus on providing intensive, evidence based care to adults with a learning disability who are experiencing high levels of emotional distress resulting in significant behaviours which challenge. The team is underpinned by Positive Behavioural Support, STOMP and the transforming care agenda.

Due to the geographical area that this post covers you will need to be a car owner/driver and hold a current driving license, unless you have a disability as defined by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Main duties of the job

As a band 6 nurse you will:

Support the Lead Nurse in providing clinical and professional leadership to nurses within own area of responsibility.

Support the Lead Nurse and other colleagues with the implementation of policy, protocol, service/practice development and change within own area of responsibility

As a band 6 nurse within the Learning Disability service you may also on occasion be asked to provide support and cover to other parts of the learning disability service during periods of increased clinical pressures.

About us

We are anaward winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale & Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of patients and service users.

To find out about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website

You'll join our team of over 3600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives daily. We're extremely proud of our Trust community, knowing you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information regarding this vacancy please see the attached Job description and Person Specification

Person Specification

Qualifications & Knowledge


  • NMC Professional Registration
  • Post registration/graduate diploma or equivalent experience in related work area


  • Evidence of CPD or experiential learning at an advanced level
  • Leadership training/qualification/experience



  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Evidence of development of specialist practice nursing skills


  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field

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