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Band 6 Community Learning Disabilty Nurse - Bristol

Band 6

Main area
Registered Learning Disability Nurse
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Kingswood Hub
From £30,401 per annum
29/04/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


Are you passionate about supporting children and young people with learning disabilities and their families? Do you want to work in a dynamic, motivated and committed team? This part time Band 6 Community Children's Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) role with the South Gloucestershire Specialist Service for Children with Learning Disabilities (SSCLD) could be perfect for you.

We are looking for a special person to join our team, you will need to be a Registered Nurse for People with Learning Disabilities (RNLD) and have significant experience of working in a community setting. Ideally you will need to have worked with children and young people and have a background in learning disabilities.

You will be part of an award winning multi disciplinary team who support learning disabled children and young people with complex emotional, behavioural and /or mental health difficulties. You will have your own caseload and work both independently and jointly with other members of the team. The work is varied with a mixture of individual work, group work and working collaboratively with other agencies. We need you to have excellent communication skills and to be confident in working autonomously and under pressure. We will give you an opportunity to gain and increase your skills and this could help you in your career progression.

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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

Catherine Robinson, Team Leader and Senior Community Learning Disability Nurse on 01454 866 258 or email