Thornbury Community Services is currently looking to recruit a passionate and knowledgeable RNLD Nurse to work with our complex care packages as a Regional Clinical Lead for our Learning Disabilities and Autism Service. The Learning Disability Nurse is responsible for overseeing the bespoke care and support of clients, helping them to achieve their full potential and experience an increased quality of life. The Learning Disability Nurse will support the Head of Learning Disability and Autism in the assessment process and setting up a new package.
At TCS, high quality care is our number one priority. With a team of exceptional and conscientious registered nurses and care staff, we’re able to deliver the best complex care at home or in the community 24/7 or whenever is needed. With compassion, integrity and dedication, we help empower individuals to achieve personal aspirations, as well as providing care tailored to their needs. Making a positive difference to our client’s lives is our passion and this is what sets us apart.
Our registered nurses are at the heart of our business, so we will offer you:
- Excellent work/life balance
- Optional charity involvement – Ambitious About Autism
- Excellent company culture with reward and recognition schemes
- Excellent rates of pay
- The opportunity to enhance your career by applying acute LD&A skills in a community setting
- Car or travel allowance
- Full induction and program and training
- Support with ongoing professional development
- Senior clinical support
- Strong internal support team
Key tasks include:
- Responsible for undertaking initial holistic nursing assessments in partnership with the Service User/family/carer and involving other statutory/voluntary/third ‘party’ sector providers as necessary
- Responsible for developing individualised Care Plans in partnership with the Service User/family/other Health Care Professionals as appropriate ensuring goals are patient focused, realistic and achievable.
- To ensure all care packages are reviewed every three months or more frequently in accordance with clinical level
- Assist with training and development, along with assisting with the completion of competency-based frameworks for Health Care Support Workers
- To demonstrate appropriate escalation of concerns to the Divisional Clinical Lead
- To demonstrate and follow reporting mechanisms to the Divisional Clinical Lead and Complex Community Business Manager
- To conduct generic risk assessments and review them on a regular basis, in line with organisational policy
- To conduct Service User specific risk assessments, in conjunction with other Health Care Professionals
- To maintain excellent communication with the Divisional Clinical Lead and Case Manager, highlighting any areas of concern.
- Provide On Call support to the Community Care team on a roster basis.
Skills & Qualifications:
- Current NMC
- Band 7 or equivalent
- Additional Mental Health/Learning Disability/Autism training
- Able to demonstrate excellent understanding of PBS
- Flexible working approach