Job role: Band 6 Clinical Nurse Specialist – Vulnerabilities
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Full-time.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £35,392 – £42,618 per year.
Shift & Schedule: Monday to Friday.
About the Job.
We are keen to recruit a Registered Nurse with Learning Disabilities to the Vulnerabilities Team. As a band 6, you will form part of the Vulnerabilities Team, which are a passionate and dedicated team of Learning Disability, Mental Health, General nurses and Dementia Specialists Nurses; You must be an enthusiastic, passionate and motivated RNLD who has transferable skills and expertise to join the team as a Clinical Nurse specialist. To work as part of the team in shaping and transforming acute hospital care and experience for patients with a Learning Disability, and or Autism, Mental Health Conditions, Dementia, or those who have sensory impairment or loss
Your case load will be diverse as we work collaboratively to meet the health needs of this group of individuals attending the hospital, either as an inpatient or outpatient to ensure that their holistic care needs are met, by providing and supporting specialist intervention, working together by adopting a person centered approach to optimize health and wellbeing, striving to address health inequalities and empower individuals to have independence , choice and control
We provide several Vulnerabilities specific teaching sessions, to encourage and support our staff to provide safe and effective care.
The post requires a flexible approach and requires the individual to work across all sites
- The role is diverse; and you will be required to review and assess patients, liaise, support, and teach staff, implement new ways of working, support reasonable adjustments, work collaboratively with individuals, families, carers, and a wide range of Healthcare professionals when planning admissions, during inpatient care through to discharge to ensure a positive experience.
- You will be required to work Trust wide/ across all sites, acting as a role model, and sharing expertise across multi-disciplinary teams. Therefore, you will need excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, you will need to be able to work as part of a team or on your own. You will need to be resilient to an ever changing workload be able to prioritize and manage the workload, and ensure a high standard of clinical care is delivered to the patients under our care.
- We welcome applicants who have a current NMC registration RNLD with knowledge and experience working with Adults children and young people with learning disabilities/ mental health conditions/Dementia communication difficulties and or complex needs.
- There are 4 main inpatient sites across the Trust and you will be expected to travel between sites, therefore a car driver is essential.
- Registered Nurse Learning Disability on the NMC Register.
- Evidence of post-registration CPD / Post-registration qualification in the appropriate area of specialty or professional knowledge supplemented by specialist experience and short courses to FHEQ Level 6.
- Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC.
- Significant post-registration experience. with evidence of passion/enthusiasm and knowledge for the associated area of specialist practice.
- Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of ongoing professional development/competence.
- Demonstrate specialist knowledge underpinned by theory and CPD relevant to the specialty.
- Experience and enthusiasm for teaching/assessing and supervising others in a clinical setting.
- Experience working in a multi-disciplinary and cross-agency work environment.
- Can demonstrate understanding /experience/willingness to be a practice-based supervisor/assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council ( NMC ) standards for student supervision and assessment.
- Awareness of current relevant NHS policy context relating to the specialty.
- Has understanding/experience of the principles of Safeguarding about the role applied for.
- Knowledge of corporate and clinical governance.