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Children's Community Learning Disability Nurse

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year pa
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to work as a learning disability nurse within theTameside CAMHS based within Springleigh Clinic.

The successful candidate will work within the neurodevelopmental team working with young people with a diagnosis of ASC/ADHD/LD as well as assessing young people for such possible diagnosis

This is an exciting role to join an already well established team which consists of RMN/LD nurses as well as a senior practitioner core qualification is a SALT

Main duties of the job

Delivery evidence based interventions for young people within the ND pathway as well as completing assessments into possible neurodevelopmental disorders as well as comorbidities such as LD

We would hope to provide further training to the successful candidate such as psychological therapies training, ADOS training, Riding the Rapids, PBS to mention but a few.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We are really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure were a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification Education / Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Nurses Learning Disabilities (RNLD)
  • Post registration training / willingness to undertake training plus experience to postgraduate diploma level.
  • PBS Qualification
  • Clinical Supervision / Mentorship qualification.
Experience Essential
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in supporting individuals who have a learning disability
  • Experienced in delivering advice and support to a wide range of people.
  • Experienced in partnership working.
  • Experienced in managing risk
  • Experienced in delivering training.
  • Previous community nursing experience desirable
  • Experience in supporting individuals with complex health needs
Knowledge Essential
  • Established knowledge of the health inequalities agenda for people with learning disabilities
  • Understanding of Person Centred Planning.
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Knowledge of Child Safeguarding and Safeguarding Adult legislation
  • Knowledge of current strategic drivers for community learning disability teams
  • Knowledge of the evidence based around people who present with offending behaviour.
  • Completed in depth training in Person Centered Planning.
Skills and Abilities Essential
  • Ability to complete complex assessments.
  • Highly developed communication skills to support a range of activities
  • Ability to collaborate in the completion of formulations
  • Ability to develop multielement Interventions / support packages.
  • Ability to incorporate key principles of 'Valuing People' into direct client care
  • Ability to proactively manage competing demands

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