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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Lytham St Annes
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Adult Community Learning Disability Service for Community Learning Disability Nurse. The Learning Disability 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.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an experienced learning disability nurse with knowledge and skills in supporting people with a learning disability with complex health needs, as well as the provision of positive behavioural support. Adaptability, good communication skills and self-motivation are essential to the role. You will also be able to demonstrate that your practice is evidence based and innovative.

About us

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including secondary mental health care across this area. Specialist provision comprises inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, perinatal mental health and forensic services including low and medium secure care.

The Trust also provides a range of physical health and well-being services in the community alongside a range of partners in the Lancashire, Cumbria and Sefton area.

Lancashire & South Cumbria Foundation Trust encourages flexible working, we believe that a positive work/life balance benefits NHS employees through improved health and wellbeing. We would consider working patterns such as term time, part time, compressed hours, flexi-time and career breaks. We encourage applicants to state clearly on their application forms this request and discuss these options at interview.

For more information please visit our website via Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS FT

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification



  • Part 5 or 14 of NMC register
  • Post registration experience


  • NST 307 / ENB 998



  • A means of mobility around Lancashire
  • Ability to support people who have a learning disability on an individual and group basis
  • Knowledge of contemporary health learning disability policy



  • Experience of working in community setting
  • Working with individuals who challenge.
  • Experience of project development.

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust


LD Community Team Fylde & Wyre (W)

Lytham St Annes


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