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Community Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Job Reference: 376-RCG-018

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
RCG LD Integrated Community Team
£24,907 to £30,615 pa


The Rotherham Community Learning Disability Team is a specialist Health Care team working to meet the health care needs of adults with learning disabilities.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic practitioner into this challenging and rewarding post.

You will be responsible for assessing and supporting the health needs of adults with a learning disability under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Community Nurse.

The purpose of this post is to carry out.

  • Comprehensive Continuing Health Care Assessments.
  • Health Action Planning.
  • Health Facilitation – the supporting of individuals to access primary, secondary and tertiary care.
  • LeDeR Reviews
  • Monitoring and reviewing of care packages/treatment interventions.
  • Caseload management

The minimum requirements

  • Relevant 1st level nursing qualification Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities.
  • Appropriate demonstrable post registration experience.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and statutory policy frameworks, associated with community care.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals and groups.
  • Highly motivated and conscientious.
  • Experience of care planning for complex health care needs.
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the demands of the Service.

You need to be a good team player and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of current evidence based practice, have access to transport and the ability to travel within the required geographical area.

For further information please contact Judith Kyte, Health Support Manager or Craig Hamlet, Team Leader on 0179 447744

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months. 



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.

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