We have an exciting opportunity to join the Community Learning Disability Services in Doncaster.
An opportunity has arisen for a RNLD to join the community health team, to provide continuity of caseload management.
We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, skilled and enthusiastic practitioner into this challenging and rewarding post, working in partnership with the MDT aligned to the health team which consists of RNLDs, Support workers, OT, Physio, SLT, Psychology and Psychiatry.
The minimum requirements for the post are relevant 1st level nursing qualification Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities, appropriate demonstrable post registration experience and knowledge of current legislation and statutory policy frameworks associated with community care.
The Doncaster Community Adult Learning Disability Team is a specialist Health team working to meet the specialist health care needs of adults with learning disabilities.
You will work together with multi disciplinary colleagues and be committed to a proactive approach and have the ability to develop complex person centred packages of care.
The purpose of this post is to carry continuing responsibility towards a defined caseload of adults with learning disabilities within an allocated geographical area, providing specialist nursing input focusing upon:
l Complex Health care needs assessments
l Planning complex care packages
l Health Action Planning/Health Facilitation
l Continuing Health Care assessments
A key challenge of this role is to create effective working relationships with partner agencies. Particularly in primary/secondary care, and adult mental health services to promote the development of inclusion and equitable access.
An ENB 998 and Managing in health & Social care certificate or equivalent is desirable with the willingness to undertake, along with the ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals and groups.
As an individual you should be highly motivated and conscientious, have experience in managing the extensive and complex issues that make up learning disability community nursing practice, and are able to provide the necessary support to less senior clinicians in the team through regular supervision & appraisal alongside covering the on-call rota.
You need to be a good team player and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of current evidence based practice, and have access to transport and the ability to travel around the required geographical area
IT skills are essential as you will be expected to keep/enter information on an electronic clinical system.
Informal enquiries and visits are welcomed and encouraged and can be made by contacting Shelley Maddison Community Health Team Manager on Apply
or Alison Courtney Service manager on Apply
Intrview date: 8 and 9 May 2019
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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.