We have a great opportunity for a band 6 Community LD Nurse to join the Enfield Integrated Learning Disability Service. The post is full time fixed term contract to cover maternity leave, but secondment, part time hours and job share may be considered.
Applications would be welcome from experienced band 5 and 6 nurses looking to gain Community Learning Disability Nurse experience.
Enfield Integrated Learning Disability Service is a multidisciplinary service consisting of community nurses, social workers, transition specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, Equals Employment workers, art therapists, psychologist and psychiatrists.
The works in partnership with other agencies across the borough to support people with a learning disability with their physical and mental health needs.
The position will provide the opportunity to develop skills in specialist Learning Disability nursing, mentoring students, pathway working and multi-disciplinary work whilst being part of a supportive team.
We will provide regular clinical supervision and you will be supported to continue your professional development.
Main duties of the job
To work as an integral member of the Community Nursing Team for People with Learning Disabilities. To assess the care needs, design, develop and implement and evaluate programmes of care in partnership with clients and carers. To provide clinical advice/support to people providing services to the client group as a member of the wider Integrated Learning Disabilities Service. To assist in developing services. To liaise appropriately with other agencies. To maintain a designated caseload. Participate in teaching staff/students, where appropriate.
To positively represent the needs and rights of PLD, tacking health inequalities and improving access to NHS services for PLD through facilitating a close working relationship between primary and specialist services, Voluntary and Private Organisations, PLD and Carers.
BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.
BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which is the lead provider of forensic mental health services; that managed the devolved New Models of care budget, it delivers MH care across some of the prisons, and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.
Job description Job responsibilities Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert.
Person Specification EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION Essential
- First level registered nurse RNLD/RMN
- Mentorship and teaching qualification and experience.
- Experience in case coordination/CPA/CTR.
- LEDER review training and experience.
- Professional Nurse Advocate
- Best Interest Assessor
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE Essential
- Minimum 2 years post registration experience in practice.
- Knowledge of current L.D care issues and legislation.
- Knowledge of the application of Mental Health Act
- Positive behaviour support training
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Essential
- Ability to assess complex needs of patient/family and plan appropriate nursing interventions.
- Ability to work as part of a complex multi-professional team as well as on own initiative.
ATTITUDES AND VALUES Essential
- A commitment to the vision, values and objectives of L.D
- Awareness of the Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust and the London Borough of Enfield Values and strategy.
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