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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
23 Sep 2023
Are you passionate about improving the health, wellbeing and outcomes of Learning Disabled Adults in Manchester? Are you dynamic, forward-thinking and looking for your next challenge? If your answers are yes, then we want to hear from you.

Are you a Registered Learning Disability Nurse?

Are you a positive leader?

Are you a skilled communicator and an effective problem solver?

Are you passionate about providing excellent care?

We are looking for a registered Learning Disability Nurses to join our Community Learning Disability Teams across Manchester.

You will be working as part of a nursing led team with wider support from the multi-disciplinary community based team. The role will involve leading and contributing to the effective provision of services to people with a learning disability, complex needs and Autism.

Manchester Local Care Organisation is a pioneering, new public sector organisation. We're improving care by bringing together NHS community health and mental health services, primary care and social care services in the city.

We are part of the public sector and partnership organisation powered by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester Mental Health, Manchester City Council, Manchester Health & Care Commissioning and the Manchester Primary Care Partnership

Main duties of the job

To provide and manage a caseload of people who use the service using evidenced based and person centred principles to assess, plan , implement and evaluate interventions.

This will involve working within a multi disciplinary team with the emphasis on quality service delivery through holistic assessment and identification of needs.

To participate in project and group work, to enhance service delivery, in order to meet national and local targets.

To contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of both professional and service developments.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • RNLD
  • CPD


  • Leadership, PBS

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Hulme District Office

323 Stretford Road


M15 4UW

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