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Learning Disability Liaison Nurse for Primary Care

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

  • Identifying people with a Learning Disability on the GP QOF register
  • Promoting annual health checks, for adults aged 18 and over with our Primary Health Care partners.
  • Providing education and training, in line with DES contracts.
  • Advocate for reasonable adjustments.
  • Develop and maintain good working relations with our partners, with a particular focus on GP practices.
  • Hold a time limited complex health care case load.
  • Lead on specific health related initiatives

Main duties of the job

  • To provide supervision and contribute towards appraisal of junior team members
  • To work as an autonomous practitioner and to escalate any concerns as appropriate regarding the healthcare needs of people with a learning disability.
  • To advocate and represent the service.
  • To contribute and lead on the development and implementation of appropriate policies, protocols, and care
  • Assist in staff recruitment and lead on the induction of new staff
  • To provide support to the service management team as appropriate
  • To demonstrate specialist nursing skills in supporting the needs of the people with a learning disability. This would be in response to complexity, urgency, and planned interventions.
  • To actively involve people in developing and agreeing their own care plan, to act as an advocate as required
  • To carry out comprehensive assessments, plan implement and evaluate delivery of nursing interventions as part of a holistic approach working in a variety of
  • To practice within the Positive Behaviour Support framework.
  • To undertake comprehensive risk assessments and develop effective risk management plans.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Home Working Contract Only - Eligibility to high cost area supplement is conditional upon candidates residence and will be discussed on offer.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Continued: To participate and lead on Quality Improvement as required. To develop, implement and monitor interventions driven by government initiatives. Develop a range of specialist training packages which can be delivered to multi-disciplinary professionals. Act as a professional role model.
  • To work collaboratively with acute and primary care services and other Partners
  • To work within NMC professional standards, Trust policies and procedures, Trust values and all relevant legislation.
  • To research national best practice and enable services to benchmark practice against nationally recognised standards - in partnership with people with learning
  • To actively contribute, and lead on parts of clinical audit and

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Clinical Experience/service development/ project work
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Developing experience in a specialist area
  • Full and valid Driving Licence and access to vehicle
  • GSCE A-C or 9-5 in core subject


  • Additional qualifications relevant to area of work
  • Practice supervisior/Assessor



  • additional academic qualification relevant to work

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Unither House

Curfew Bell Road


KT16 9FG

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