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Primary Learning Disability Liaison Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Learning Disabilities
Grade
Band 6
Contract
permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
246-ESU662016-A
Site
Walker Close
Town
Ipswich
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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As part of our commitment to continuous service improvement, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust is seeking someone who will be able to work closely with colleagues in primary care offering; advice, consultation, training and occasional joint assessments to adults with learning disabilities who have complex needs. In this role, the post holder will develop strong professional networks with partner agencies across health, social care and the community sector to help facilitate access to appropriate care, treatment and support.

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated applicant with a firm commitment to contributing to the development of this service. The post holder will have exemplary communication skills and the ability to deliver information through a range of mediums to meet the requirements of different audiences. Central to the role will be raising awareness of the health needs of adults with learning disabilities and helping to ensure that reason adjustments are made to enable full access to all areas of healthcare.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the on going development of this new service through continuous evaluation. They will receive regular management and clinical supervision in line with NSFT’s procedures and benefit from supportive professional relationship from the wider service. In additional, a range of statutory and mandatory training will be offered as well as the opportunity of specific professional development opportunities identified through appraisal.

Interviews will be week commencing the 26th of February 2018.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Peter Devlin - Mental Health Social Care Lead on 07717 302108

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01603 421137