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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2021.

Community Learning Disabilities Nurse

Job Reference: 325-A-20-109062

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
East Surrey Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities
£26,152 - £32,146 inc Fringe HCAS

An exciting opportunity for a band 5 community nurse has arisen within our East Surrey Community team for adults within Surrey. As a team we continually strive to develop and we are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to join our dynamic multi- disciplinary service.

The successful applicant will be joining an innovative team of nurses providing high quality health interventions as part of the wider forward thinking, diverse multi-disciplinary team, working collaboratively/jointly with nurses and other professional clinicians as well as multiple agencies

As an individual we will expect you to possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working as part of a team, working closely with colleagues from a range of disciplines, whilst being able to work independently, carry out comprehensive assessments and plan, implement and evaluate delivery of nursing interventions as part of the holistic approach. You will also be able to demonstrate that you are able to apply your nursing skills to a wide range of situations, working with a range of adults with a learning disability living within the community. You will be responsible for managing a caseload across the geographical area of east Surrey, with full supervision and support from senior nurses and be expected to work closely with other agencies as well as members of the multi-disciplinary team. All applicants will either be registered on Part 5 or 14 of the NMC Register or be completing training that will result in registration.

You will have a genuine desire to develop your career in community learning disability nursing and a commitment to providing high quality, evidence based interventions.

In return, the Trust can offer personal and professional development opportunities and a supportive, friendly and stimulating working environment. You will be supported professionally through clinical supervision as well as having access to reflective practice within both nursing as well as the multi-disciplinary team.

The team has 2 bases, Epsom and Redhill and there will be an expectation of travel between sites, although one site will be identified as a base for travel expense purposes only. You must hold a valid driving license and have access to a vehicle.

For an informal discussion please contact either Stephanie Smith, Lead Community Nurse or Sharon Conibeer, Team Manager on 01372 202100 or 01737 288800

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

Since October 2017 all of our premises have been smoke free.

Please ensure you read the person specification as your application will be judged against this.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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