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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/02/2020.

Community learning disability nurse

Job Reference: 813-981-0120-TC

Employer:
Medway Community Healthcare
Department:
Adults with Learning Disabilities
Location:
Our Zone, Medway
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annnum

Do you want to be part of an award winning and dynamic social enterprise that:

  • is renowned for providing high quality care and is ranked ‘Good’ by the CQC;
  • is a for-better-profit organisation, reinvesting any surplus back into our health and care services and our local community;
  • is friendly, ambitious, welcomes innovation and rewards excellence;
  • offers superior benefits; everything you get in the NHS and more;
  • and whose achievements reflect the passion, dedication and commitment demonstrated by our staff across all services?

Our vision is to be a successful, vibrant, community interest company that benefits the communities we serve. So if you want be a part of this, we would love to hear from you.


  • Are you a newly qualified or soon to qualify learning disability nurse?
  • Do have a passion for working with multidisciplinary teams and other agencies to develop new skills?

If you answered yes, we’ve got the perfect role for you!

The Medway Adult Learning Disability Team is looking to recruit a band 5 (development post) community adult learning disability nurse to join the team, and to contribute to the development of our service.

Our team is a community adult learning disability team which consists of multiple clinicians providing different aspects of care.

The team is based at the Our Zone Activity Service in Rochester

We are employed by Medway Community Health care, a social enterprise organisation committed to working in partnership, and delivering quality and value with compassion.

So what else?

  • You will have to be an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • You will have a good understanding of how legislation and policy impact on patients with a learning disability, their families and paid carers.
  • You will be able to communicate this understanding to others, with clarity and purpose.

So what are you waiting for? We can’t wait to hear from you, and look forward to receiving your application.

The small print

  • Informal visits can be arranged on request.
  • We will always appoint the best person for the job, but applications are particularly welcome from candidates from BAME groups which are underrepresented in our service.
  • We will offer you the choice of two pension schemes; the NHS Pension scheme and the scottish widows group pension scheme.
  • Date of interview: 14th February 2020.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Liam Kavanagh - Clinical Lead

Sue Smith - Team administrator

t: 0300 123 3444

e: liam.kavanagh@nhs.net




We reserve the right to close this advert earlier than the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date; no discourtesy is intended in not contacting you if your application is rejected.

When completing your application, please include the email addresses and contact telephone numbers for your referees; your referees should be your line managers / course tutors for the last 3 years.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation. We guarantee interviews to applicants with disability who meet the minimum criteria as specified in the job description.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system and all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Medway Community Healthcare CIC transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.


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



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