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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year Incl Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024
This role is suitable for an RNLD or RNMH, either newly qualified or already practising.

An exciting opportunity for a band 5 community nurse has arisen within our East Surrey Community team for adults within Surrey. As a team we continually strive to develop, and we are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to join our dynamic multi- disciplinary service.

The successful applicant will be joining an innovative team of nurses providing high quality health interventions as part of the wider forward thinking, diverse multi-disciplinary team, working collaboratively with nurses and other professional clinicians as well as multiple external agencies.

Main duties of the job

As an individual we will expect you to possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team, working closely with colleagues from a range of disciplines, whilst also being able to work independently. You will be expected to carry out comprehensive assessments plan, implement and evaluate delivery of nursing interventions as part of a holistic approach. You will also be able to demonstrate that you are able to apply your nursing skills to a wide range of situations, working with a range of adults with a learning disability living within the community. You will be responsible for managing a caseload across the geographical area of East Surrey, with full supervision and support from senior nurses and be expected to work closely with other agencies as well as members of the multi-disciplinary team. All applicants will either be registered on Part 5 or 14 of the NMC Register or be completing training that will result in registration.

A key responsibility is promoting health and independence for people with learning disabilities by delivering high quality nursing assessments, interventions and consultation under supervision within a Positive Behaviour Support framework within generic and specialised services and providing supervision and guidance to support workers. This will be undertaken within an accessible, non-stigmatising, localised service that contributes to the specialist health care of people with learning disabilities within the locality.

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.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

Person Specification



  • RNLD/RNMH Nursing Degree/Diploma



  • 1 year experience of working with people with learning disabilities (can be pre-qualification)
  • Experience of Multi Disciplinary working
  • Experience of carrying out comprehensive nursing assessments and interventions
  • Experience of working in a learning disability health setting (placements can be included)


  • Interest / Skill in a specialist area

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


East CTPLD, 18 Mole Business Park

Randalls Road


KT22 7AD

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