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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
23 May 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Learning Disability Nurse to join a highly experienced multi-professional health care team working in the Cornwall Adult Community Team - West.

The post-holder will be based within the Learning Disability Team in Pool, Redruth.

The clinical work is multi-disciplinary involving assessment, formulation and provision of therapeutic interventions, including positive behavioural approaches as part of the multi-disciplinary care planning and delivery.

We are actively engaged in the development of the service we provide with our community clients and your thoughts, ideas would be welcomed.

Main duties of the job

As a professional in the Health Community team, you will be responsible for coordinating the care the person receives from the Learning Disability service, in line with agreed Care Processes and Pathways. You will work actively with the individual and their families and/or carers in assessing the person's health needs, developing a care plan with them, implementing, and evaluating interventions, and reviewing the expected health outcomes.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health.We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases.Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Approximately 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon.As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Abilities


  • Understand the impact of health inequalities


  • Involvement in clinical audit or research projects

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience


  • Professional Registration with Nursing and Midwifery Council - RNLD/RMN/RN
  • Completion of, or willingness to complete, relevant preceptee programme if appropriate
  • Relevant clinical experience in a community or health care setting


  • To act as a mentor for learners. Having the mentoring qualification or being willing to work towards this qualification and attending mentorship updates as required.

Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Kernow Building

Wilson Way


TR15 3QE

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