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Staff Nurse - Band 5

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
9 Feb 2023

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Learning Disability
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Lyndon House

Staff Nurse - Band 5

Are you interested in working with Children? If so, an opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Staff Nurse at Lyndon House. Lyndon House provides overnight respite for children with learning disability, complex behaviours and / or complex health needs. We are looking for an RNLD or RSCN to join our team, experience of supporting children with learning disabilities in a healthcare setting would be beneficial but not essential. The successful candidate will provide a high quality, child centred care. There is a to cover a shift over 24 / 7 period.

We require an enthusiastic, innovative and forward-thinking nurse to assist leading the team in all aspects of assessing, planning and implementing the delivery and review of the child's care. In addition you must be able to develop and maintain professional relationships with parents, carers, and other professionals. You will need to be flexible and adaptable in your approach to meet the needs of the developing service. Good communication, leadership and organisational skills are essential.

In return you will receive a full induction programme, clinical supervision, and opportunities to develop professionally through 'in service' and external training.

Main duties of the job

Have specialist knowledge of learning disability and children with health needs

Be confident to use the least restrictive approach in managing behaviours of concern, which can frequently be unpredictable

Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based patient care.

Lead shifts, as the only nurse on duty. Access to on call services out of hours

Contribute to the service maintaining the high standards of care it is recognised for. And actively contribute to service development.

Be a role model for all staff and act as mentor, teacher and assessor of students on placement.

Supervise and appraise junior staff.

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT) we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

At CWPT we put 'people at our heart'; this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others. We have an extensive wellbeing package to support our staff both in and out of work and we offer generous annual leave entitlement. With excellent training and development opportunities, we believe in growing our talent to be the best they can be and strive to promote from within the organisation. We listen to the feedback of our staff and service users, to ensure everyone has a voice and is recognised and valued for their contribution.

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Please note many Trust interviews take place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • R.N.L.D (R.N.M.H.) holds and continues to hold effective registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council
Experience Essential
  • Must have recent experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities
  • Experience in developing and creating innovative and complex care packages that are person centred
Other Essential
  • Must hold a full driving licence

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