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Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse - Inpatient Services

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
22 Mar 2023

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Nurse, Learning disability nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 Registered Learning Disability Nurses, full-time and 1 part-time post to work within Llwyneryr who closely work with the Dan y Deri in-patient services, providing specialist care for people with learning disabilities, we are part of Swansea Bay University Health Board's Mental Health and Learning Disability Delivery Unit.

The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a seven-day service, which includes weekend, nights and bank holidays.

Llwyneryr offers a dynamic and challenging work environment, supporting adults with Learning Disabilities who present with behaviours which can challenge. We aim to provide a high quality, person centred approach based on the Positive Behaviour Support model.

The post is open to all nurses currently holding registration with the NMC, including newly qualified staff nurses. We offer a supportive preceptorship program for all newly qualified nurses.

If you are a Band 5 Registered Nurse who is enthusiastic and committed to delivering high quality, person centred care within a community residential setting and are looking for a challenge, please feel free to contact us for an informal pre-application discussion.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide specialist nursing care to people with learning disabilities who require in-patient services. They will promote equality for all service users through anti discriminatory practice, supporting individuals' rights, choices, beliefs and identity and by supporting individuals through effective communication. The post holder will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care through the principles of Positive Behavioural Support.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex; religion or belief; race; age; sexual orientation; gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show that our commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery, with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • Registered Nurse RNLD
  • Educated to degree level
  • BTEC in PBS
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of working in inpatient areas within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Evidence of working with individuals with complex health needs and behaviours which challenge
  • Evidence of working with families and carers
  • Clinical experience in LD services as part of student placements
Aptitude and abilities Essential
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to assess clients and develop and monitor care plans
  • Evidence of presenting skills to demonstrate teaching and assessing
  • Ability to prioritise work amongst competing demands

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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