Learning Disabilities Nurse - Intensive Support Team

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
30 Oct 2019
29 Nov 2019

Job Description

We are currently looking for a part time B5 Learning disabilities nurse to come and work with us - we are a team of nurses, psychologists, behaviour therapist and health care support worker, with access to wider MDT as required.

This is an exciting and challenging role, supporting people with learning disabilities who have complex presentations, with an overarching aim of preventing admissions to hospital under the Mental Health Act. Where people are admitted, we work with inpatient services, the individual and their supporters, to ensure a safe and effective discharge as soon as they are ready.

We utilise 3 main pathways - Positive Behaviour Support, Risk Management and Mental Health and would welcome applications from someone who has some experience in these areas. Knowledge of Transforming Care and the Mental Health Act are required, as well as working with service users through a CPA Framework.

We operate Monday to Friday 09.00am - 17.00pm and cover Bradford Keighley and Craven.

The successful candidate can expect to work in a friendly, professional and committed team, receive regular supervision, an annual appraisal and training opportunities.

We manage candidates' applications through the trac.jobs recruitment system.
This means that all of the information provided in your application form will be
securely transferred from NHS Jobs following submission, and it will only be
used for the purpose for which it was provided.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Our workforce supports dynamic working practices such as reducing travel, printing, and making more efficient use of digital information and technology. To support this process, we need people who share our excitement, embrace different ways of working and new technologies and are able to work flexibly across organisational boundaries.

As an associated teaching NHS Trust, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust is committed to supporting high quality research that will enable us to deliver excellent, evidence-based care to our service users. We support all our staff to be actively involved in evidence-based practice and research as part of their personal development.

Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups, but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

Ref: A19208316

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