Senior Community Nurse

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
£ 30401 - 37267 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
12 Sep 2019
11 Oct 2019

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Community Learning Disability & ASD Services in Doncaster.
We are looking to recruit a Community Practitioner to join the Crisis and Intensive Support Team (CAIS), to work with adults with learning disabilities and/or autism who have offended or are at risk of offending, and to provide community facing - wrap around support to avoid any unnecessary inpatient admissions.
We are looking for a highly motivated skilled practitioner with the relevant experience and qualifications to help provide care coordination for service users, using knowledge of different legislation such as the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act 2005, Care Programme Approach Framework and the NHS Community Care Act 1990.
You will be involved in the formulation of risk assessments and the analysis of risk in relation to re offending. Working with the clinical team to develop risk management and care plans for the rehabilitation from secure environments back into the community for service users with a forensic history, who may also have significant mental health issues and be able to demonstrate good understanding of current evidence based practice.
The role will also require you to assess, plan, implement, document and monitor quality intervention and care programmes that will enhance staff and carers skills in supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism who severely challenge services.
You will therefore need to be a team player with excellent communication skills and able to work in conjunction with other professionals.
As part of the Transforming Care agenda, there is an increased emphasis on providing care for these clients in the community as opposed to long stay hospital settings. It will be part of the post holders' role to help progress these discharges to the community, as well as avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions, through the CTR process.
A key requirement for this post is ongoing support to staff teams and carers.
Evidence of post registration education within Mental Health/challenging behaviour is desirable.
You will be expected to work flexibly between the hours of Apply, 5 days per week when supporting individuals who require support either in the family home and other community settings and be avaialbel to respond quickly within a crisis
You will be required to have a full clean driving licence to travel as care co-ordinator in and out of area. Travel is an integral part of this post
Interview dates: 15 and 16 October 2019
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.

Ref: DCG485

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