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Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

The post holder will be a Registered Nurse for Adults with Learning Disabilities (RNLD) employed by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, who will work in partnership with the Acute hospitals i.e. County Hospital, Stafford and Queens Hospital Burton alongside the Staffordshire Community Teams.

They are called the Acute Liaison Nurse and their role is to support the person with a learning disability, their carers and the acute staff.They also provide advice, support and awareness training to acute services staff.

Main duties of the job

o Pre-admission planningo Carer support and liaisono Pre discharge planningo Post discharge follow up call.o Facilitation of Outpatient appointmentso Ensuring 'reasonable adjustments' are made where necessaryo Advice for acute staff around issues such as: communication, risk management, consent to treatment and the importance of involving and listening to significant others for pertinent information.o Service user education through the use of Easy Read leafletso Guidance on Reasonable Adjustments

About us

By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
  • Supporting your career development and progression
  • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Options for flexible working
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
  • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
  • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
  • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, mileage paid at business rates
  • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
  • Free car parking at all trust sites
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

Please note, we may be required to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for community or hospital admissions, including liaison with other agencies, service users and carers.

To evaluate the outcome of nursing interventions to ensure that care plan objectives have been met and that health gains have been achieved.

To co-ordinate care with the MDT and hospital staff at points of attending appointments, admission and discharge.

To provide advice, practical support and guidance with regards to people who may lack capacity to make decisions about their health.

Please see attached Job Description & Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification



  • Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD qualified).



  • Previous Band 6 experience.

Employer details

Employer name

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust




ST16 3SA

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