Senior Community Learning Disability Nurse

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Feb 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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,The post holder will workwithin the Learning Disability Care Hub of Pennine Care's Specialist Services Divisionin partnership with people with learning disabilities, their families and service providers to achieve positive health outcomes for people with learning disabilities who are registered with a GP in Oldham. The postholder will be an integral member of the Oldham multidisciplinary team, providing clinical nursing expertise to service users referred to the team. The post holder will be responsible for the management of a defined caseload and for providing supervision to learning disability nurses working in the Team.

The post holder will provide specialist health and behaviour assessments to individuals referred to the learning disability team. There will be a requirement to liaise with partners and stakeholders to ensure responsive, effective, safe and person centred services are delivered. The role will involve supporting service development across the Learning Disability Care Hub and the supervision and management of staff.

Main duties of the job

To provide a safe, responsive, efficient, timely, high quality community nursing service to people with learning disabilities their families and carers To undertake a range of comprehensive assessments to individuals with highly complex and challenging needs. This assessment work requires a highly specialist knowledge base on which to practice

To provide clinical leadership and supervision to other nursing colleagues

To provide clinical supervision and line management to others. This will include dealing with disciplinary, grievance matters and recruitment.

To deputise for the Clinical Team Manager when required

About us

Pennine care offer:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for Agenda for Change and Medical and Dental staff.
  • Flexible working opportunities to support your work/life balance
  • Access to Continued Professional Development
  • Involvement in improvement and research activities
  • Health and Wellbeing activities and access to an excellent staff wellbeing service
  • Access to staff discounts across retail, leisure and travel

  • If you are Kind, Fair, Ingenious and Determined then we want you to come and join our#PennineCarePeople

    Job description Job responsibilities

    the job description involves providing specialist health assessments to adults with a learning disability. you will take an active role in providing clinical leadership and supervision to other nursing colleagues. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team.

    Please see job description for full details.

    Person Specification essential Essential
    • meets essential cirteria
    Education/qualifications Essential
    • RNLD
    • Additional post registered degree in health related topic (eg, Behaviour Analysis, Epilepsy or Forensic Studies)
    • Masters level training in health related topic or equivalent experience to masters level.
    • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
    • Teaching qualification
    • Management qualification
    • Mentorship qualification
    Experience Essential
    • Substantial community nursing experience in supporting people with highly complex & challenging needs
    • Experienced in delivering a wide range of training & development opportunities
    • Experienced in partnership working
    • Experience in leading a team and working as a team member.
    • Experience of managing others and supervision
    • Experience in developing a range of training materials.
    Knowledge Essential
    • Well established knowledge of person centred planning principles
    • Commitment to multi-disciplinary working
    • Well established knowledge of the health inequalities agenda for people with learning disabilities
    • Evidence of recent CPD
    • Knowledge and skills across a range of learning disability issues
    • Knowledge of government and national policies and guidelines pertinent to working with client group
    • Qualification in person centred principles
    • To have undertaken research projects
    Skills and abilities Essential
    • Highly developed communication skills to support a wide range of activities with the ability to negotiate at local level
    • Highly developed problem solving skills
    • Ability to manage competing demands and work to deadlines
    • Experience of providing supervision to qualified nurses
    • Experience in completing comprehensive behavioural assessment & intervention

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