Learning disabilities and autism nurse jobs

Registered Nurse - Learning Disabilities and Autism (RNLD)

Up to £44.50 for weekdays and £49 for weekends

24/7 support - 8am until 8pm days and 8pm until 8am nights

Wiltshire area (some travel may be required)

Are you looking for a new challenge in your career? Are you looking to join a company where your expertise and dedication is rewarded? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of others?

Your care, our passion

Thornbury Community Services provide specialist outcome-focused support for children and adults who are diagnosed with a learning disability and/or autism, who may present with behaviours that challenge. Our aim is to continually work towards improving the quality of care we provide to those who use the service.  Our overall objective is to always strive to have the people we support at the centre of their care and promote independent living, fulfilling and rewarding lives and being active members of their communities.

TCS is recruiting experienced Registered Nurses (RNLDs) to join our service and provide consistent and continuous care to individuals in the community. Our vision is to increase personal choice and to empower people within our service to make informed decisions about their care. You will be supported by an experienced team who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of individuals we care for. The successful Registered Nurse (RNLD) will be working with our young male client who has a diagnosis of learning disabilities and autism. You will work with a team of healthcare support workers to provide care to our client both at home and in the community.

Key Requirements

  • An RNLD with a minimum of 6 months experience in the last two years, working with children and adults who are diagnosed with a learning disability and/or autism.
  • The ability to lead a team on shift and ensure consistency is maintained and that care plans are followed.
  • The ability to undertake risks management decisions, to ensure the safety of all staff and clients.
  • To support the wellbeing of the staff teams and be able to complete reflective practice.
  • Able to administer prescribed medication in line with Healthcare commission guidelines.
  • Previous experience preferred would include, working with people who can display behaviours that challenge so that assessment and interventions can take place, forensic risks and management, comorbidity mental health diagnosis, working with people in the community.
  • A commitment to the people we support, to ensure that they are provided with an excellent quality of life and reduction in behaviours that challenge.
  • Should be able to demonstrate compassion, resilience and dedication to empower and support service user independence.
  • A current driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is desirable. (Package specific)

Benefits for you

  • Simple registration process with online platforms and electronic file clearing and one to one support throughout the process.
  • Mileage and travel allowance covered in some instances.
  • Rotas provided a month in advance.
  • Clinical support when needed 24/7 from our dedicated team.
  • A variety of bonuses and recognition and reward schemes, including Refer a friend bonus.
  • Access to an exclusive benefits platform offering a range of discounts and perks.
  • Support from a clinical lead in relation to care plans and risk assessments to ensure that collaborative working is key.