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Intensive Support Nursing Band 5- 6 Development post

Band 5

Main area
Learning Disability
Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Colne House
£24,907 - £37,890 per annum. 5% of basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of £1,034 and a maximum payment of £1,791 per annum (pro rata where applicable)
Salary period
Today at 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.

Are you a learning disability or mental health nurse with an interest in working with adults with a learning disability in their own home? 

The Intensive Support Team (IST) provides a community based assessment and treatment service for adults with learning disability living in Hertfordshire, who challenge services and have additional mental health needs.  IST works with service users in their own homes and our aim is to help prevent an unnecessary hospital admission by exploring all other alternatives with the service user and their carer’s and/or families.

We are looking to appoint a nurse to a Band 5-6 development post to join IST in West Hertfordshire. We have a full time, 37.5 hours a week over a 7 day rota, permanent position.

IST work within the Specialist Learning Disability Service and the nurses work  alongside the MDT including; Psychiatry, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists & Speech and Language Therapists.

You will receive in-house training for Positive Behaviour Support and will support individuals and their carers to develop and implement Positive Behaviour Support plans.

You will hold clinical caseload, and also joint case hold with the MDT. You will receive regular supervision with the opportunity to develop your knowledge & skills with CPD opportunities. 

Please contact us if you are interested or would like to discuss the post in more detail.

Previous applicants need not apply.




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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Kate Senior
Job title
Team Leader
Email address
Telephone number
01923 837044
Additional information

Kate Senior - IST Nursing Team Leader - 01923 837044