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Nurse Practitioner

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Learning Disability Nurse/Practitioner 37.5 hours per week permanent
  • Are you someone looking for a career in one of the UK's most respected mental health and learning disability trusts?
  • Would you like to work in a team who are committed to making a positive difference to peoples lives, to enable them to enjoy a better future?
  • Are you looking for a better work/life balance with no weekend working?

We are looking for a skilled and highly motivated Learning Disability Nurse/Practitioner with a passion for delivering the 6 Cs (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence)to join the North and Mid Intensive Assessment and Treatment Team (IATT) based in Tiverton in Mid Devon.

North and Mid IATT supports people with learning disabilities who have a wide range of health issues. The clinical work is varied and dynamic, involving a range of complexity. As a Learning Disability Nurse / Practitioner, you will be part of our multi-disciplinary team.

This is an opportunity to join a Learning Disabilities Service in Devon, as we develop and improve our service to meet the needs of local people and their families and Carers. We work closely our colleagues across agencies including Mental Health Services, Devon County Council, Primary / Secondary Care and the Third Sector.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of this role is to:
  • You will be working with people across the service area who have a Learning Disability and associated complex health needs.
  • You will work within the team, providing clinical support to adults with learning disabilities who have additional complex needs, which may include challenging behaviour, physical and sensory impairment, mental health and forensic issues.
  • The post holder will play an integral role in supporting the delivery of care within these pathways within a variety of community settings.
  • You will be developing skills in working with adults with learning disabilities, and associated communication and behavioural needs.
  • You will provide assessment and implementation of evidence-based interventions for people with learning disabilities and associated needs.
  • You will support the coordination of care for a specified group of service users.
  • Applicants need to have the ability to travel across the Trust Learning Disability Service area.
  • It is expected you will be able to use IT clinical record systems.

About us

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.

We are committed to developing a culture of coproduction, involving patients, families & carers in everything we do

Our values

We not only recruit based on qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess & demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our Trusts core values. These include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile making time for people challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health conditions, neurodiversity or learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Leader Employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person specification for the job role which provides the full requirements and duties for this role.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working alongside people with a learning disability with a range of complex needs.



  • RN (LD), RMN, other social work or relevant health qualification.
  • IT Skills

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Devon Partnership NHS Trust


Devon Partnership Trust

Phoenix Lane



EX16 6LB

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