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Friday 06 January 2017
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Lead Nurse Developmental Post - Band 5/6

Band 5

Main area
Learning Disabilities
Band 5
Full time 37.5 per week
Job ref
St Andrew's House, Derby
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rata
27/03/2018 23:59

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Here at Derbyshire Healthcare, we are committed to working alongside the people who use our services, to help them lead meaningful and satisfying lives.
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This is an exciting new opportunity to join the community learning disability team.

It is a new post which will offer the successful person chance to develop into a band 6 Lead Nurse following a period of preceptorship. We are looking to recruit a recently qualified, or soon to qualify nurse.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Learning Disability nurse to join our innovative and dynamic team, working for Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

The post is based within the community learning disability service, supporting people in community settings.

This post will work alongside colleagues from all professions. The post holder will deliver Nursing provision to a designated caseload, focusing on specific learning disability issues. This will include the assessment, formulation of care plans and evaluation of clinical interventions.

Including a range of individual and group work, and contributing to multidisciplinary team care planning and risk assessments.

Successful candidates will have strong engagement and motivation skills and be able to work well with service users and those supporting them in a broad range of environments. Effective written and verbal communication skills are also essential.

You can expect:

A strong, progressive and supportive team
Regular managerial and professional supervision
A commitment to evidence based practice
Excellent opportunities for professional development






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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

Lindsey Clulow 07879 631876 or Jane Wilson on 07917 461250

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