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Senior Community Learning Disability Nurse

Job Reference: 173-003618-SLD

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
CLDT West and South
£26,565 to £35,577 pa

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic individuals to join the Community Learning Disability Team following a review of our service provision. The successful candidates will be based in a multidisciplinary team based in the West and South Community Learning Disability Team

The Community Learning Disability team provides multi professional health services for adults with learning disabilities who have a range of health needs which are unable to be met within mainstream services due to complexity and / or physical and sensory impairments.

The multi-disciplinary team are looking for a dynamic person to take on the role of a Band 6 Community Nurse. The ideal candidate will have knowledge skills and experience in providing a nursing service within community settings. You will have the skills to adapt quickly to the challenges of working within a multidisciplinary service

You must be able to demonstrate good caseload management and experience of working with adults with a learning disability and additional complex needs.

You will have had experience of supervising and mentoring junior nurses and support workers.

**An ability to travel throughout the Leeds area to meet the demands of the post is essential.**

We are committed to offering you the opportunity to develop your skills through supervision and continuing professional development .

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lisa Smith; 07852914151 or Anthony Atkins; 07957378250

Please be advised that NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application and ensure that you apply through the restricted jobs part of your NHS Jobs account.

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications are recieved. It is in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

If you have not received any further communication from us within four weeks you are asked to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you should have any queries regarding progress with your application form please contact us.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

To help us achieve our goal of improving health, improving lives, the Trust became Smoke Free for staff and service users from April 2016.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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