Band 5/6 Registered Learning Disability Nurse - Knowsley

  • Job Reference: DH6436
  • Date Posted: 3 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: £18.00 to £23.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Nursing > Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima is currently seeking an experienced Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse to fill a full time role based in Knowsley. The ideal candidate will have a significant understanding of Mental Health practices.

The starting pay rate for this locum role is £18 - 23 per hour (Umbrella Rate) and is 3 months with the possibility of extension to start ASAP.

*The service supports adults in Knowsley who have difficulties using mainstream adults' health services because of a learning disability.
*This could be for a number of reasons, such as problems communicating or problems with mobility.
The team is made up of specialist learning disability nurses, who are experts in working with people with learning disabilities, as well as occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, physiotherapists and psychologists.
*The role will involve assessing patients to help to understand what is causing the issues and how the team can help.
*Following this assessment, a care plan will be put together that meets the patient's individual needs.
*This could include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, psychology services and psychiatry.
The team can work with people in their own homes, at college, at the team base, or at day services across Knowsley.
This may be on a one to one basis, in a group or by supporting family members and carers.
*The team also provide training for family members, carers and other professionals supporting adults with learning disabilities.
*The service is for adults age 18 and over who live in Knowsley or are registered with a Knowsley GP who have a learning disability.

Requirements of the role:
All applicants must have an updated NMC Registration.
All applicants must be a car driver.

Contact us:
If you are interested in this position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:
Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.
We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.
We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:
Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.
The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The post-qualifying experience range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.