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Registered Learning Disability Nurse

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are recruiting Permanent Registered Mental Health or Registered Learning Disability Nurse to work within an Assessment and Treatment Inpatient Unit in Hull.

Shifts: Monday to Sunday

Contract: Permanent Full Time

Pay: Agenda for change: £28,407 to £34,581pa

The successful candidate will join a MDT team of nurses and healthcare assistants dedicated to patient care.

Our Learning Disability services are undergoing transformation to meet the evolving clinical requirements of a contemporary inpatient facility, and we are seeking individuals who can contribute effectively to this progress.

Successful candidates will play integral roles within a multi-disciplinary team, with opportunities to enhance their skills in working with patients with complex and demanding needs.

They will be instrumental in achieving tangible, positive outcomes that significantly improve patients' lives. These positions offer an exceptional chance to develop clinical leadership capabilities and foster personal and professional growth in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Candidates should possess a sound understanding of current policy directives and be adept at translating research into practice, with a commitment to the principles of Valuing People and Transforming Care. Generous relocation assistance is available for successful applicants.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading shifts and delegating tasks
  • Managing a caseload
  • Developing and implementing Care Plans and Risk Assessments
  • Chairing meetings
  • Conducting Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest Meetings
  • Providing personal care to patients
  • Administering oral and intramuscular medication
  • Assisting patients in accessing leave
  • Managing and resolving conflicts, potentially utilising trust-approved techniques
  • Conducting basic physical observations and engaging supportively with patients
  • Overseeing day-to-day ward operations
  • Providing supervision to Healthcare Assistants.

Person Specification

Nursing Degree in Learning Disabilities or Mental Health Nursing

Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Interested? Please contact Carly Harrison at Service Care Solutions.