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Primary Nurse

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
As a member of staff within the Short Breaks Service you will be expected to work in partnership with all families, agencies and service providers to assess, implement and evaluate the health and social care needs of the client while offering a fun, safe and secure environment and ensuring that the person is at the centre of all you do.

To work within this highly engaging integrated service you will be required to be a dynamic, well motivated individual who possesses excellent communication skills, is willing to learn and develop in the role and has the skills and knowledge to support adults with Learning Disabilities and associated complex needs.

Main duties of the job

As a nurse you will participate in providing Short Breaks for clients with complex disabilities through a health care model. Working within the requirements of the policies and guidelines of the service, ensure that the clients are supported and assisted with all aspects of daily living, meeting their identified health needs and facilitating an individualised approach to leisure and activities. The post holder will be expected to work within the limits of their own competence, responsibility and accountability.

The role is to provide nursing care for adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs.

About us

NHFT welcomes applications from people, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status or pregnancy or maternity status.

NHFT is committed to building a diverse workforce, ensuring staff are treated fairly at work and ensuring all staff have the learning and development they need on equality in order to undertake their job role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification

application form


  • highly effective communication skills
  • leadership experience


  • good communication skills
  • team work experience

interview questions


  • Learning Disability experience
  • PMLD experience


  • nursing experience
  • care work experience

Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust


1 Willow Close, Upton



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