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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Ealing Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities within the Nursing team. The CTPLD is looking for a part time band 6 Learning Disabilities Nurse to join the team.

The post is a part time post, of 18.5 hours per week / 0.5FTE. Flexibility can be offered as to working days with the option of some remote working.

The nursing team is a strong, passionate and dedicated team of RNLD’s who endeavour to improve the health outcomes for people with learning disabilities across Ealing.

If you are passionate about working with people with a learning disability and have experience of doing so, the CTPLD welcomes RMN’s and RGN’s to also apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing the nursing model to assess, plan implement and evaluate care, ensuring people’s physical health needs are met; to support mainstream health services to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities and to support hospital... admission and discharges.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead on service development projects and implement innovative nursing and multi-disciplinary pathways. You will work alongside the multi-disciplinary team including psychiatry, nursing, psychology, PBS, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy to ensure a holistic approach is taken to manage health needs.

Under taking initial nursing assessments

Care planning and implementation

Supporting mental capacity assessment and best interest meetings

Supporting family members, carers and providers

Health promotion

Health facilitation

Implementation and development of care pathways

Liaison with external stakeholders

Support Service Users To Manage Their Physical Health Needs

Supporting GP’s to increase annual health check uptake and quality

Facilitating blood tests via desensitisation programmes

Epilepsy care plans

Supporting the dementia pathway

Symptom management and end of life care planning

Supporting weight management

Promoting positive sexual health

Promoting healthy lifestyle choices

Partnership Working With The MDT

Attending weekly referral meetings

Attending weekly case discussion meetings

Raising safeguarding concerns

Reporting incidents


Supporting student nurses in the role of practice supervisor and assessor – additional training available

Attending regular supervision

Adhering the NMC requirements inc. revalidation

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse healthcare providers in the UK, delivering a range of mental health and physical healthcare and community services. The Trust runs Broadmoor Hospital, one of three high secure hospitals in the country, with an international reputation.

Our high secure services care for patients from South of England and we provide low and medium secure services across eight London boroughs. The Trust also provides mental and physical healthcare in three London boroughs (Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham). We employ 4,500 staff, of whom 56% are BME. Our turnover for 2023-24 is £426m.

The Trust is rated as ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Forensic services are rated as ‘Outstanding’.

The Trust is an established partner and contributor in the development of the evolving North West London Integrated Care System and the Integrated Care Board. The Trust leads the NW London Children and Adolescent Mental Health provider collaborative.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Abigial Hulme Job title: Community Matron Email address: abigail.hulme1@nhs.net
London UK


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