Community Learning Disability Nurse – Bedford Borough Council

    Borough Council
    Bedford Borough Council
    Health & Social Care
    Full time, 37 hours
    £31,371 - £32,878 per annum, plus 3% recruitment and retention allowance
    Job description

    The Bedford Adult Learning Disability (ALDT) is looking for a qualified Learning Disability Nurse, to work in our small, dynamic community team.

    Previous experience of working within a social care setting is vital. The role will involve undertaking high level assessment work and you should be confident with complex case work eg Mental Capacity Act Assessments; complex Best Interest Assessment; court of protection work and adult safeguarding.

    You will be a good team player, willing to share you substantial knowledge and experience with other team members and be able to contribute towards their development.

    The aim of the ALDT is to promote the health and wellbeing, independence, choice and better quality of life for adults with a learning disability.

    We will be able to offer you supportive and friendly colleagues and a reflective workplace culture where continuing professional development is well-established and forward-looking team.

    In return, we will give you the time and support you need to make a difference. Offering a competitive pay package, government pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave after five years of service and a positive approach to flexible and agile working.

    We’ll also expect you to contribute to the team – developing and improving standards and quality, whilst helping us to achieve the best possible outcomes for people with learning disabilities.

    Closing date: 03/04/2020

    How to apply