Community Learning Disability Nurse

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Band 5 Community Learning Disability Nurse to join the community team in the Bridgend area. The successful applicant will understand the knowledge and skills of the professional activities within a Community Learning Disability Team and use this to focus on improving access to Primary Care Services for people with a learning disability.

The post holder will work in partnership with service users, primary health care and learning disability services to improve access and uptake of health checks for people with learning disabilities in the Bridgend area. Utilising the Health Equality Framework the post holder will contribute to the development, maintenance and evaluation of systems and structures, which promote the rights, responsibilities and diversities of people with a learning disability, through effective communication.

They will be responsible for managing a small clinical caseload, and will liaise with both Social & Healthcare professionals to meet client need. The post holder will promote the health and well-being of clients by providing specialist nursing assessment and advice and training to clients, carers and other professionals.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Allyson Dallimore-Rees Clinical Nurse

Allyson.Dallimore-Rees@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone number

Reference: 40914857

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