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Band 6
30 hours per week
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Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
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£30,401 to £37,267 per annum pro rata
28/08/2019 23:59

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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Band 6

Work for the Best in the North West*

Would you like to be part of a multi award winning NHS Foundation Trust that is one of the best performing Trusts in the region? 


An opportunity has arisen to join our all age learning disability service, we aim to provide a whole life service for people with learning disabilities in the Wigan Leigh and Ashton localities of the Wigan Borough. This is an exciting time to join the  community learning disability service as the service operates within the integrated community services model, that wraps care around the locality with strong working relationships with all mainstream care services and GP service delivery footprints.

We are looking for an enthusiastic learning disability nurse  who has the ability to work with both children and adults service users, to be able to create and carry out behavioral support plans and support transition.

The post holder must be a registered learning disability nurse who is 
passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities and their families with a creative and flexible approach. The post holder will have responsibility for supporting the management of a defined caseload in a person centred and inclusive manner

The service offers programmes and workshops as well as individual work with adults and children and families to meet their identified needs to which the post holder will be expected to participate.

The post involves working in a variety of settings and post holder must be able to travel independently.

They must have good communication skills and have a flexible approach to working

There is a robust supervision model in place to support staff

The Trust is committed to Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable adults and the post holder will be required to keep this at the forefront of their practice.

Candidates will be required to present original certificates for qualifications at interview stage.

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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

Alison Badley, Team Leader 07795017717,

Ian Spurr, Team Leader 01942482544,

Jill Gambles, Team Leader 07795017720,

Fiona Bremner,  Head of Service 017754214276