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Nurse Practitioner - Warrington Learning Disabilities

Band 5

Main area
Learning Disabilities
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Hollins Park Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
13/07/2020 23:59
Interview date


Are you a Nurse Practitioner with a passion for delivering outstanding care that brings the 6 Cs (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence) to life? If so, we want to hear from you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Warrington Learning Disability Community Team for a Nurse Practitioner to join our Team.

The post offers a great diverse set of opportunities to work  within a Team that provides input to adults with a learning disability. The Team also works collaboratively with a number of agencies and providers working with adults with learning disabilities in their own homes and a variety of community based settings.

The scope and variety within the role is interesting, and includes working alongside other Nurses as well as wider multidisciplinary professionals within the Team including Psychology, Speech and Language Therapists, Consultant Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist and Physiotherapist.

We are looking for a confident individual who will be able to manage a caseload. The role will include working with adults with complex physical health needs, complex behaviours utilising Positive Behavioural support and/or mental health needs alongside their learning disability. The post also involves enabling and supporting people with learning disabilities to access mainstream services. Experience of working within Learning Disabilities services is desirable but not essential.

The post holder will also demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users’ choice and works alongside them and their carers to ensure they are at the centre of care planning.

We are committed to the delivery of outstanding care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate both our Trust values and our culture of compassionate care.

The successful candidate will have access to bi-monthly managerial supervision from the Team Manager and weekly caseload supervision, waiting list management and allocations with your Peer Nursing Colleague and assistants in addition to Clinical Supervision and CPD opportunities.

We are also committed to supporting personal and professional development and you will be offered a yearly Personal development review and planning work objectives.

Our core operational hours are between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.  Applicants must be able to be flexible with your working patterns to meet the needs of the service.

IMPORTANT The ability, means and willingness to travel between multiple sites in the course of performing duties is essential in this post. The role will involve regular travel across multiple sites in the North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust catchment area. Therefore, the post holder must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post. Please indicate on your application how you meet this requirement.   

This post is subject to an enhanced check with adults barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Beaton Team Manager or Rachel Boswell  Clinical Lead 01744 457278

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