Specialist CAMHS Learning Disability Nurse (Band 6)

Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Doncaster Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

POST: Specialist CAMHS Learning Disability Nurse

GRADE: Band 6

HOURS: 37.5 hours (Permanent Contract)

LOCATION: North Lincolnshire CAMHS

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking and dynamic Learning Disability Nurse to join our specialist service.

We are a small, supportive multi-disciplinary team which values supervision and professional development as well as person-centred care.

The service is community and family focussed providing assessment, intervention, advice and support to children with complex needs arising from intellectual disability, autism, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

You will be a Registered Nurse in learning disabilities and have experience of working with people with a dual diagnosis of learning disabilities and mental health difficulties with children and young people.

You will have experience of providing support and assessment to parents/carers of young people with intellectual disabilities.

You will need to be able to manage a caseload, with support, and have the ability to establish good working relationships with children, young people and their families.

Experience in mental health and/or challenging behaviour will be an advantage when applying for this post.

Please ensure you read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the essential requirements for this position before submitting your application.

You must have access to transport and be able to travel around the required geographical area.

The post will require the relevant disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact:-

Tom Redding Specialist CAMHS Learning Disability Nurse/Clinical Lead, on 01724 408460 or email tom.redding@nhs.net

Applications from current employees who may be placed at risk as a result of organisational change/financial constraints or who have a fixed term contract with more than two years’ service will be given preferential consideration provided they are able to demonstrate in their application that they meet the essential criteria for this post.

The successful applicant will be expected to be proficient and competent in direct and brief interventions, providing assessment, consultation and basic therapy to children and young people and their families,. You will receive the assistance and support of your colleagues within the CAMHS Intellectual Disability Team.

Closing date for applications: 27 June 2022

Interview date: 6 July 2022

We encourage all our staff to access the COVID 19 vaccine to keep patients, colleagues and visitors safe and we have a vaccine hub on site if you wish to access it.

If you are shortlisted for interview we will contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly.

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce. We welcome people from all backgrounds and are keen to reflect the population we serve. The Trust would like to particularly encourage people from LGBTQ+, black and ethnic minority, disability backgrounds and male applicants to apply as the Trust is under-represented in these groups. However, it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust Appointment of Staff Policy.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience, including providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

We offer fantastic rewards and benefits to our staff as you will see by clicking the link to our Work With Us brochure.

We also understand the value of having a positive work life balance and consider requests for flexible working for all our positions.

RDaSH have three Staff Networks: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, (BAME), Disabled and Wellbeing (DAWN) and Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) to support our inclusion agenda. We are proud to be one of the top performing Trusts in the region for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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