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Learning Disability Community Nurse

Job Reference: 449-AMH667

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Learning Disability
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Job Specific Location/Base - Kestrel Centre, Civic Offices, Portsmouth.

Hours per week - 37.5hours, but 30 hours will be considered.

Confirmed Interview Date - 9th December

You will be an experienced / qualified Learning Disabilty Nurse (or you may hold another nursing qualification, and have experience of working with people with a learning disability), and be passionate about providing excellent person centred care and support. We are a supportive team, and you will have regular supervison along with excellent peer support.

We are looking for candidates who hold a professional registration with the NMC

For this post, you will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have access to the use of a car.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Community Learning Disability Nurse within Portsmouth’s Integrated Learning Disability Service (ILDS) hosted by Portsmouth City Council.

Our service has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the last 2 CQC inspections.

As a community nurse within the integrated learning disability team, you will work as a member of the multi-disciplinary specialist health care team, within the integrated learning disability service. Your role will be varied, working with service users, family, and carers that you will establish and maintain positive professional relationships with.

The successful applicant will provide person centred assessments and interventions for adults with Learning Disabilities who have associated complex health needs in partnership with other agencies and carers. As a member of the team the post holder should possess strong interpersonal, communication and literacy skills, demonstrating an ability to work with a range of professionals, agencies and carers, and manage their own caseload.

If you are highly motivated, committed to working in partnership with people who have learning disabilities, are creative, have good self-management skills and value the essential role of nursing then please apply today.

If you want to join a trust rated ‘excellent’ for care and be part of our dynamic nursing team then we would love to hear from you.

Please contact Ian Chalcroft (ILDS Manager) or Patricia Reynolds on 0300 1234019 or via ian.chalcroft@solent.nhs.uk or patricia.reynolds@solent.nhs.uk for an informal chat or to arrange a visit to our services.

We routinely involve service users in our interview process.

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.




Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.


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