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Learning Disability Nurse

Band 6

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Learning disability
Band 6
Secondment: 6 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (5 day/week, Mon-Fri)
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Greenwich cluster prisons:
£36,070 - £42,712 pa inc
Salary period
28/09/2021 23:59



Learning Disability Nurse, Band 6

Provide visible, high calibre nursing care and support to the Greenwich prisons healthcare teams within a multi-disciplinary framework for adults with learning disabilities and/or additional complex needs and/or learning difficulties.

The post holder is to conduct triages and assessments to formulate person centered care plans and communication aid to assist those with learning needs and Autism. They are to maintain high standards of practice in line with local and trust policies whilst adhering to NICE guidelines.

To offer support to the multi- agency teams regarding those with learning needs and Autism, to attend ward rounds and liaise closely with the mental health teams for joint working and continuity of care.

They are to contribute to the development of good clinical practice promoting the clinical and professional development of staff to ensure they provide holistic and evidence-based care for those with learning needs and Autism.

The post holder will also provide deputy management duties within this unit and participate in the overall development of the Service

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Kimbia Mothersill