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Senior Intensive Support Nurse

Band 6

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Registered Nurse Learning Disability
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Anglo Office Park, Ground Floor Unit 7, Lincoln Road, Cressex Business Park, High Wycombe
High Wycombe
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
22/02/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

Buckinghamshire Community Learning Disability Health Team -Band 6 Senior Intensive Support Nurse

The specialist intensive support team (IST) sits within the Buckinghamshire Community Learning Disability Health Team (CLDHT) and works across the county of Buckinghamshire providing assessment and treatment in community settings for adults with learning disabilities who have additional emotional and behavioural difficulties.

An opportunity for the post of a senior Nurse has arisen and will be based at our Hub at Anglo Office Park High Wycombe or Midshires Business Park Aylesbury dependant on personal choice; it will be a county wide role leading the work of the IST.

You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working as a Registered Learning Disability Nurse in a health setting and have extensive knowledge of working with people who have a learning disability whose distress levels may be causing serious risk and consequences to themselves and/or others. The team aims to provide an innovative, safe and progressive service that delivers outcomes for better health and wellbeing. Our focus is always on recovery, rehabilitation and enablement.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic senior nurse who will be able to support the lead in all aspects of the IST across a shift based 365 day a year service and clinically lead the IST Junior nursing team. You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and with strategic intent within the supportive environment of the CLDHT.

The team promotes collaboration and partnership working with service users, their families, paid carers and all agencies that are involved with people with a learning disability. They aim to provide an innovative, safe and progressive service

You will be part of a team of specialists who work creatively, collaboratively and compassionately to deliver the very best standards of care helping us to achieve our aim of becoming the leading provider of Mental Health and Specialist Learning Disability Services in the country.

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Trust, rated as ‘Good’ by CQC.

We have received top scores for staff motivation and engagement in our last staff survey.

As a University Trust, we have close links to the University of Hertfordshire, providing excellent learning and development opportunities for staff, as well as strengthening clinical research. In addition, HPFT is committed to helping staff to balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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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

Olivia Addae on 07920211627 or
Paula Strawbridge on 07768325805 or

or phone the CLDT on 01296 387516 or 01494 838260 and ask to speak to one of the IST Nurses