Location St Helen's
Job type Temporary
Salary £23 per hour
Reference 27251
Date posted February 15, 2021
Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for a Band 6 Registered Learning Disability Nurse or Mental Health Nurse to fill a full-time role in the Community Learning Disability Team based across St Helens and Knowsley. The ideal candidate will have expert knowledge and skills working within Learning Disability.
In this NHS role, you will be responsible for the below;
  • Face to face visits in the community for service users with a learning disability in a variety of settings e.g. their own home, day service, GP surgery, local acute hospitals.
  • Administration of depot injections.
  • Monitoring of effectiveness of prescribed anti-psychotic medication.
  • Multi-disciplinary working.
  • Attendance, contribution and chairing (at times) of MDT meetings.
  • Assessment, monitoring and interventions (care plans/positive behaviour support plans) for individuals with complex needs in addition to their learning disability e.g. complex behaviour, mental health problems, autism, dementia.
  • Understanding and application of Mental Capacity Act – able to provide advice and guidance to others on its use and application.
  • Health facilitation for adults with a learning disability who have physical health needs and require co-ordination and facilitation of reasonable adjustments to access mainstream local health services, GP, local acute hospital, community health services.
This role will be Monday to Friday, 09:00- 17:00.
The pay rate for this Band 6 Registered Learning Disability Nurse or Mental Health Nurse is £23.00 per hour (Umbrella), due to start as soon as possible.
Requirements of this Band 6 Registered Learning Disability Nurse or Mental Health Nurse vacancy:
  • You must be a Registered Mental Health Nurse or RNLD with a valid NMC Pin
  • You must have experience working within Learning Disabilities
  • You must have community experience
  • You must be able to manage your own wide caseload.
If you are interested in this Band 6 Registered Learning Disability Nurse or Mental Health Nurse role, please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.
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