Specialist Learning Disabilities Directorate
Band 5 - Community Learning Disability Nurse
Permanent Post – Full Time 37.5hrs
South Staffordshire CLDT
We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated Band 5 Community Learning Disability Nurse to work within our South Staffordshire Community Learning Disability Team. We are looking for a Registered Learning Disability Nurse who is enthusiastic, caring, compassionate, dynamic and fully committed to multi-disciplinary working.
We aim to provide high quality, community based, integrated services for adults with learning disabilities. Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities is essential. Access to a car is also essential.
The post holder would work as part of a multi-professional team consisting of Occupational Therapists, Psychiatrists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists and Speech and Language Therapists. They would also work collaboratively with mainstream services, statutory and Independent sector services. The post holder will work with people with complex healthcare needs within their own homes or residential care homes, day services and other community and hospital settings. The ideal candidate will be somebody who is passionate about providing high quality service to people with learning disabilities in community settings and someone who can work creatively to secure good outcomes, embracing the values shared by this friendly and supportive team.
MPFT is committed to the well being and professional development of its staff. The role offers opportunities for personal/professional development in order to support the successful applicant to develop their own potential, the quality of our services and ultimately the outcomes for our service users, their carers and their families.
If you feel you have the skills to join the team, we would encourage you to speak to a member of the team prior to making an application, so you can gain an appreciation for community working and to understand the role of a Community Nurse.
For an informal discussion please contact:
Mary Fairgrieve - Head of Nursing on 0300 790 7000 or email Mary.Fairgrieve@mpft.nhs.uk
Diane Goodwin – Clinical Team Leader –Staffordshire on 0300 790 7000 or email
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