Learning Disability Nurse RNLD / Learning Disability Practitioner

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Fareham hampshire
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

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Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you want a career in a trust with a vision of achieving outstanding care and treatment you can be confident in? With a vision that includes becoming the employer of choice? Where our values guide how we do this?

Are you highly motivated and passionate about supporting children and young people with a learning disability? Do you enjoy working creatively and collaboratively with children and young people, their families and their wider support networks including schools and children's services. Are you a strong advocate for equity and inclusion? Then the post for a Learning Disability Nurse/Practitioner within Hampshire CAMHS is for you.

We welcome interest from a range of professional backgrounds with a registration in an appropriate professional body such as NMC or HCPC who can offer enthusiasm, experience and a genuine desire to work with children and young people with learning disabilities. You will receive support to develop your skills and career development within our wide range of professional discipline networks available within Hampshire CAMHS and across Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The service offers an integrated approach and you will join Fareham and Gosport Community CAMHS. With skills and experience in excellent team working along with the ability to work autonomously and flexibly to the needs of the service and service users, the successful candidate will offer joined-up working with the multi-disciplinary team, to ensure the needs of children and young people with a learning disability and mental health needs can receive evidenced-based assessment and interventions. Also joining with other learning disability practitioners across Hampshire CAMHS to consistently seek service improvement and development.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID

About us

'Hampshire CAMHS are an exciting and creative service that works with young people and families up to the age of 18 years. We have a CQC rating of outstanding for care and good for all remaining domains. We have received Nationally recognised awards for our inspirational, forward thinking work and unique style. We celebrate having a diverse workforce and welcome new staff joining us. Hampshire CAMHS is led by a leadership team that work together, are mutually supportive, focus on staff wellbeing and believe in the power of joy and fun in work. We accept that our teams are stretched, with large numbers of referrals, the related paperwork that the whole NHS faces, and demands of working with highly distressed and at times risky young people. We are committed to staff training, robust supervision structures and the power of cake and support for all colleagues no matter their role or status. We need more people to get the job done, we wonder if that person is YOU?

This post offers a Golden Hello, or a Relocation package up to a maximum of £2000. (pro rata applies and subject to terms and conditions. Please see attached Protocol document).

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see the detailed Job Description and Specification attached to this advert and ensure all criteria are met before applying.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • Core qualification in Nursing, Psychology
Experience Essential
  • Extensive experience of working with Children, young people and their families
  • Experience of working with complex conditions including neurodevelopmental difficulties
  • Experience of Supervision and Consultation with colleagues and outside agencies
  • Evidence of managing a case load and act as a care coordinator and lead practitioner
  • Evidence of use of evidence based models of practice, specialist professional evidence based assessment, treatment, and outcome measures or other recognised evidence based modality supported by post graduate training
Skills Essential
  • Demonstrate ability to provide specialist assessment and intervention as part of a multi-disciplinary approach

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