Community Learning Disability Nurse

Reference:
VAC-9432
Sector:
Nursing
Salary:
£24 to £26 Per Hour
County:
Bedfordshire
Contract Type:
Temporary
Closing Date:
18/06/2018

Evergood Associates are currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Community Learning Disability Nurse & registered with the NMC. The Manager is willing to consider General or Mental Health Nurses as well. The pay rate for this locum role is £24-26 per hour and is an initial 3 month contract.

We are looking for a Community LD Nurse. Knowledge of complex needs, CHC and safeguarding is a requirement and good report writing skills are essential. It’s a community team with flexible working (within reason!).

The Adult Learning Disability Team is an integrated service consisting of qualified social workers and community learning disability nurses. Integration is about commissioning and providing responsive services for people who need them in the least restrictive and appropriate manner.

Services are provided to adults from the age of 18, who have a recognised learning disability and the individual and/or their carer meets the agreed eligibility criteria.

The adult learning disability team focuses throughout on what people can do, with support where necessary, rather than on what they cannot do. The service operated by the integrated team is based on the principles of valuing people now

 • Legal and civil rights

• Independence

• Choice

• Inclusion

The integrated model of services offers;

• A seamless and person centred service

• Safeguarding of vulnerable adults

• Supports local and national strategy

• Improves day to day and organisational communication

• Links organisational structures

• Creates a multi-disciplinary approach to decision making and problem solving