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Team Facilitator Children's Learning Disability Team

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year Per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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A rare and exciting opportunity for a band 6 community nurse has arisen within our Craven Children's learning disabilities Team. As a team we continually strive to develop our quality health care services and we are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to join our dynamic service.

As an individual we will expect you to possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team, working closely with colleagues from a range of disciplines, whilst being able to work independently, carry out comprehensive assessments and plan, implement and evaluate delivery of nursing interventions as part of the holistic approach. You will also be able to demonstrate that you are able to apply your nursing skills to a wide range of situations.

If you are looking for a fulfilling and varied role and you have a genuine desire to develop your career in community learning disability nursing and a commitment to providing high quality, evidence based interventions, then we want to hear from you!

Subject to agenda for change.

Closing Date 3rd July 2022

Main duties of the job

1. At all times work in accordance with Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust policies and procedures2. Work in partnership with the Children's Learning Disability team and theSchool Nursing Special Needs team3. To provide a safe, responsive, efficient, timely, high quality communitynursing service to children and young people with learning disabilities, their families and carers4. To undertake a range of comprehensive assessments to children and young people with highly complex and challenging needs. This assessment work requires a highly specialist knowledge base on which to practice.5. To develop a range of interventions and specialised care plans. To develop a range of person centred, specialist interventions to meet the needs of children and young people with a learning disability.6. To co-ordinate, monitor and evaluate highly complex interventions andpackages of care within a defined caseload7. To facilitate clients and carers' understanding of highly complex issues inrelation to their presenting needs. The clients will have significantcommunication impairment which will affect the way they express andunderstand information in relation to their condition8. To promote, identify and facilitate the use of reasonable adjustments toensure health outcomes are optimised, this will involve collaborative working in primary and secondary health services9. To embrace public health role, promoting health and wellbeing and where possible, prevent ill health

About us

We are a provider of award winning, high quality mental health, community and learning disability services that look after the 'whole person', caring for their physical and mental health needs. We work with individuals, their carers and our partners to ensure that people get the right care, in the right place with the right support.

Our health care services cover all ages, so if you live in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven.

We know that you want your care to be delivered in your own home, or as close to your home as possible and we are committed to providing high quality community care tailored to your needs.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: - We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners.

Job description Job responsibilities

To work within the Childrens Learning Disability service in the Craven area.The post holder will provide specialist health and behaviour assessments toindividuals referred to the Childrens Learning Disability team. Interventions will be delivered across different settings including the persons home.There will be a requirement to liaise with parents, partners and stakeholders to ensure responsive, effective, safe and person centred services are delivered.The role will involve service development across the Childrens Learning Disability service and the supervision and management of staff in the Childrens Learning Disability Team.The individual will provide clinical nursing expertise to children referred to the team.The post holder will be responsible for providing supervision and the management of a defined caseload.

For further details please see the job specification

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Two years post qualification
  • Qualified to Degree level or working towards
  • Registered Learning Disability Nurse
  • Current professional registration with the NMC
Experience Essential
  • At least 2 years post-qualification experience of working with young people and their families within the community
  • Knowledge of working with children and young people with complex health needs/disabilities and their families
  • Experience of managing a complex caseload where there is a high level of risk and vulnerability
  • Experience of recognising and responding to safeguarding issues (adult, child, domestic abuse, CSE, missing, prevent
  • Experience of interagency working
  • Experience of supervising junior members of a team

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