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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/05/2021.

Intensive Support Nursing Band 5- 6 Development post

Job Reference: 367-LD&F-4516

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Learning Disability
Location:
Colne House, Watford
Salary:
£24,907 - £37,890 per annum. 5% of basic salary, s

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role


 

Are you a learning disability or mental health nurse with an interest in working with adults with a learning disability in their own home?

 

The Intensive Support Team (IST) provides a community based assessment and treatment service for adults with learning disability living in Hertfordshire, who challenge services and have additional mental health needs. IST works with service users in their own homes and our aim is to help prevent an unnecessary hospital admission by exploring all other alternatives with the service user and their carer’s and/or families.

 

We are looking to appoint a nurse to a Band 5-6 development post to join IST in West Hertfordshire. We have a full time, 37.5 hours a week over a 7 day rota, permanent position.

 

IST work within the Specialist Learning Disability Service and the nurses work alongside the MDT including; Psychiatry, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists & Speech and Language Therapists.

 

You will receive in-house training for Positive Behaviour Support and will support individuals and their carers to develop and implement Positive Behaviour Support plans.

 

You will hold clinical caseload, and also joint case hold with the MDT. You will receive regular supervision with the opportunity to develop your knowledge & skills with CPD opportunities.

 

Please contact us if you are interested or would like to discuss the post in more detail.

 

Previous applicants need not apply.

 

 

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Kate Senior Job title Team Leader Email address kate.senior@nhs.net Telephone number01923 837044Additional contact information

Kate Senior - IST Nursing Team Leader - 01923 837044

 




About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.


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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