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Community Nurse Learning Disabilities (5% Welcome bonus)

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024
Exciting opportunities has arisen for Learning Disability Nurses to join the Children's Learning Disability Team in Central based in Leyland and West Lancashire team based in Skelmersdale.

Main duties of the job

The Learning Disability Community Service strives to provide forward thinking high quality services, working in partnership with other agencies. In addition to working with people with learning disabilities and their families we have a strong commitment to health promotion through service development and training initiatives.

We are committed to helping our staff develop and you will be part of an enthusiastic and experienced team.

We are looking for a registered nurse with an up to date knowledge of health policy for people with learning disabilities.

Adaptability, good communication skills and self -motivation are essential.

About us

The 5% Salary Welcome Bonus package applies to this role.The bonus is only available for people who are not currently employed (or who have not been employed in the last 12 months) by any NHS provider trust in the Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System in a like-for-like role e.g. a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse at another Trust in the LSC ICS would not be eligible for the bonus if moving to a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse role at LSCFT. Bank only workers for Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust are eligible for the scheme if they have not held a substantive role in Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System in the last 12 months (subject to all other terms and conditions being met). These incentives are subject to recovery clauses within the first 24 months of employment.

The 5% Salary Welcome Bonus package is designed to attract and retain the very best staff in post. This scheme pays 5% of basic salary over 2 years in 4 instalments:
  • 1% of basic starting salary after 2 months (counted from start date with LSCFT)
  • 1% after 6 months
  • 1% after 12 months
  • 2% after 24 months

PLEASE NOTE: This bonus scheme is subject to a Repayment Clause should the post holder leave this role within 24 months of commencing employment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details, please visit our website - Welcome bonus and relocation packages terms and conditions :: Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (

If you have any questions, we would be happy to discuss them please contact

Please see attached the job description and person specification for more information about this role

Person Specification



  • Registered Learning Disability Nurse
  • Current NMC Registration.
  • Demonstrates continuing professional development



  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Children's Framework
  • Communication written verbal and through IT
  • Awareness of need for confidentiality.



  • Ability to support people who have a learning disability and/or Autism on an individual and group basis.
  • Experience of working with children.
  • Ability to work both within a team & to work alone.

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


Central & West Lancashire


PR25 3ED

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