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Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities

Employer
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kingsbury
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 a year p.a. inc HCAS
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Mental health, Learning disability nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
During this time of exciting transformation, a wonderful opportunity has arisen for you to join our fantastic team at the recently refurbished Kingswood Centre. We are looking for an enthusiastic RNLD or RMN to provide evidenced based care to our CAMHS LD service users at Crystal House who also have mental health problems and/or challenging needs. Our team that is committed to working at the highest standards of clinical practice and who seek to continually improve on this through engaging in regular Quality Improvement projects.

Although these positions can be challenging at times we feel that the rewards that are gained outweigh this by far so come and join us to

'Make a difference'

Main duties of the job

Working as a member of our LD-dedicated multidisciplinary team you will contribute to the care planning and risk management of our service users who may be detained under the Mental Health Act and work intensively with them and their carers, relatives and day service providers.

Come join us!

What we are looking for?

Bothnewly qualified or experienced RNLD/RMNswhohave experience working with people who have learning disabilities, mental illnesses and challenging behaviour.

Commitment to involvingpeople with learning disabilities and carers in care planning and able to communicate effectively with our clients.

Friendly, approachable, compassionate people with good communication skills who are keen totake part in our monthly LD forums

Enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team

Committed tooutstanding patient care

About us

What will you get?
  • Regularindividual supervisionandreflective practicegroups
  • Training packageto ensure continuous professional development Working within a dynamic team withvisibility of the Senior Management Team(Matron, Service Manager, Deputy Borough Director and Borough Director)
  • A range of staff benefits including kids pass, range of salary sacrifices schemes (inc for electronic goods and 30% savings on a car), interest free loans and many more
  • Streamlined recruitment process

The service also takes part in CNWL's highly successfulRotation and Development (RAD) Programme, allowing Nurses to rotate in 3 different LD services across both inpatient and community services over an 18-month period. We really are committed to staff development!

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To work collaboratively with Managers and Colleagues on the unit to provide the highest standard of nursing and care to the young people.
  • To plan, assess, implement and evaluate individualised care plan and risk assessment in line with the young people care and treatment plan and PBS framework.
  • To ensure care provided to the young people are in line with Care Quality Commission (CQC)
  • Ensure effective communication, including robust handovers, MDT communication and liaison with families and other professionals.
  • To communicate complex and sensitive information effectively to young people, care staffs and other members of the multidisciplinary team, overcoming any barriers to understanding and providing support during distressing or emotional events.
  • Devise support care and treatment plans ensuring individuals capacity and health needs are considered, documented and incorporated.
  • To develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic evidence based nursing care.
  • TO be competent in the administration and management of medication of medicine in line with CNWL policies and procedures.
  • To work and uphold CNWL trust values and demonstrate a professional approach to work and act in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times.
  • Maintain confidentiality surrounding the service at all times.
  • To participate in staff appraisal, staff development and in service training in line with the trust Mandatory and statutory training.
  • To facilitate clinical supervision to junior staffs as a qualified nurse.
  • Devise support care and treatment plans ensuring individuals capacity and health needs are considered, documented and incorporated.
  • To develop and maintain clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide holistic evidence based nursing care.
  • TO be competent in the administration and management of medication of medicine in line with CNWL policies and procedures.
  • To work and uphold CNWL trust values and demonstrate a professional approach to work and act in accordance with NMC Code of Professional Conduct at all times.
  • Maintain confidentiality surrounding the service at all times.
  • To participate in staff appraisal, staff development and in service training in line with the trust Mandatory and statutory training.
  • To facilitate clinical supervision to junior staffs as a qualified nurse.


Person Specification

Values and Behaviours

Essential

  • Compassion: Staff to be led by compassion and embody the values of care outlined in our Staff Charter.
  • Respect: To be able to demonstrate respect and value the diversity of our patients, service users and staffs, to create a respectful and inclusive environment, which recognises the uniqueness of each individual
  • Empowerment: To be actively involved, inform and empower our patients, service users, carers and their families to take an active role in the management of their illness and adopt recovery principles. For the successful RMN/RNLD to ensure Junior staff receive appropriate direction and support, to enable them to develop and grow.
  • Partnership: To work closely with our many partners to ensure that our combined efforts are focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for the people we serve.


Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • RNLD/RMN/ Registered with NMC


Desirable

  • Successful in the completion of BCS nursing degree or Master's degree in Nursing.


Experience

Essential

  • Past Experience in Working with young people/Adults with learning Disability and Autism. (Optional)
  • Experience as a student Nurse undertaking BSC or MSC Nursing degree.
  • Experience in care planning.
  • Experience of assessing and managing clinical risk


Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The Kingswood Centre

134, Honey Pot Lane

Kingsbury

NW9 9QY

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333-J-UC-0023

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