Community Learning Disability Nurse
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC15110
  • Published: Mon 12/10/2020, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 08/11/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 27.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead & Stevenage , Hertfordshire

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Community Learning Disability Nurse

Job Title: Band 5 and Band 6 Community Learning Disability Nurse's
Location: Stevenage
Salary Range: Band 5  £24,907 - £30,615 and Band 6 £31,365 - £37,890pa
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Band 5 Nurse East Herts & Broxbourne Adult Disability Team – Full-time – Permanent post
Band 6 Nurse East Herts & Broxbourne Adult Disability Team – Full-time – Permanent post

Job Duties:


Recruiting Community Learning Disability Nurse’s 

Various Band 5 & 6 posts across different teams - Full time roles but part-time hours will be considered. Agenda for Change Terms and conditions, £1000 welcome payment and relocation packages available.

Would you like to make a real difference to people with learning disabilities and their carers through working in an award-winning community nursing service? If you do this is your chance to be involved with an innovative and progressive nursing service with a range of nursing roles and opportunities for career progression.

You will be working within an Adult Disabilities health and social care team and supporting health partners such as GPs and other health professionals to improve the health of people with disabilities. You will be developing relationships with wider health partners to address the health inequalities for people with learning disabilities identified through the LeDeR Reports and increase the uptake of health initiatives by people with learning disabilities and their carers. You will have access to a range of training and on the job training to enable you to develop as a practitioner and take part in projects with partners such as NHS England.

We currently have opportunities for Band 5 & 6 Learning Disability nurses within the Adult Disability Teams in Hertfordshire County Council. Applicants must have knowledge of the requirements and challenges of community nursing and be able to demonstrate transferrable skills from other nursing environments if you have not had community experience. You must be registered as a Nurse with a valid NMC registration and if your registration is not in Learning Disability Nursing be able to demonstrate experience, skills and knowledge in working in this area. We can support you through a Preceptorship programme if you are newly qualified.

Due to the nature of the role the successful candidate will need a Full Driving Licence and access to a car. 

Closing Date: Sunday  8th November 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 17th/ Wednesday 18th November 2020

Please complete a supporting statement evidencing your experience and suitability based on the requirements within the Job Outline, and identify which post/s you are interested in. 

For an informal discussion or further information about these posts please contact:  

Karen Weir – Senior Nurse – 01438 843869.



Additional Information

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role and a DVLA check will be required on appointment.


Application Information

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.





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