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Band 6 Clinical Nurse Specialist

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 6 : Clinical Nurse Specialist Learning Disability Rotational Post

37:5 hrs Monday to Friday (0800-1600)

An exciting Rotational opportunity has arisen for Registered Nurse Learning Disability to join the Vulnerabilities Team and Children's Community Learning Disabilities Team at University Hospitals Birmingham

The Children's Community Learning Disabilities/Vulnerabilities Teams are a passionate and dedicated team of Learning Disability, Mental Health, General nurses and Dementia Specialists who are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and motivated RNLD who has acute and Community experience working with Children, young people (CYP) and Adults who have a Learning Disability, and or Autism, Mental Health Conditions, Dementia, sensory impairment or loss. You must have transferable skills and expertise and be willing to work as part of the team in shaping and transforming Community and acute care

The case load is diverse and we work Collaboratively to meet the health needs of this group of CYP and Adults in the community or attending the hospital, either as an inpatient or outpatient to ensure that their holistic care needs are met, providing and supporting specialist intervention, working together adopting a person centred approach to optimize health and wellbeing, striving to address health inequalities and empower individuals to have independence, choice and control

The post requires a flexible approach and the individual to work across the Community and four sites:

Main duties of the job

The post is a rotational post between the Community Children's Learning Disability Team and Vulnerabilities Team on a 6 month basis

The role is diverse and requires the post holder to review , assess Children young people (CYP) and Adults, liaise, support and educate staff, implement new ways of working, support reasonable adjustments and work collaboratively with CYP and Adults , families, and carers in the Community, when planning admissions, acute inpatient care through to discharge ensuring a positive experience

You will be required to work Trust wide across all sites, acting as a role model, working collaboratively, sharing expertise across multi-disciplinary teams. You will need excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, be able to work as part of a team or on your own. You will need to be resilient to an ever changing workload be able to manage and prioritize, ensuring a high standard care is delivered to our patients.

We welcome applicants who have a current NMC registration RLDN, with knowledge and experience of working with CYP and Adults with learning disabilities/ mental health conditions/Dementia or communication difficulties and or and complex needs

A car driver is essential as you will need to be able to travel across the 4 main sites and Community services in Solihull

Contact either Rachel Yeates Matron Community Children's Learning Disabilities 07966532367 or Julia Jackson Lead Nurse Vulnerabilities 07901108164 for further information

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * Registered Nurse Learning Disability on the NMC Register
  • * Evidence of post registration CPD / Post registration qualification in appropriate area of speciality or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short
  • courses to FHEQ Level 6



  • * Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC.
  • * Significant post registration experience. with evidence of passion/enthusiasm and knowledge for the associated area of specialist practice
  • * Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of ongoing professional development/competence.
  • * Demonstrate specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to speciality.
  • * Experience and enthusiasm for teaching / assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting.
  • * Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary and cross agency work environment
  • * Can demonstrate understanding/experience / willingness to be a practice-based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for student
  • supervision and assessment

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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