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Community Learning Disability Nurse Band 5
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC17758
  • Published: Fri 15/10/2021, 14:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 07/11/2021, 23:57 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stevenage , Hertfordshire

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Community Learning Disability Nurse Band 5

Job Title: Community Learning Disability Nurse
Location: Farnham House, Stevenage 
Salary Range: Band 5 – Agenda for Change - £25,655 - £31,534pa

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent 

Adult Disability Service – East Herts & Broxbourne Locality

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

Job Duties:

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 NHSE.

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.

We are based in Stevenage however we encourage smart working with the benefit of a laptop and smart phone, so you have the option of working at home or at one of our touchdowns across the area.    

For an information discussion please contact Ian Lawrence, Team Manager, on 01438 843197.

Closing Date: Sunday 7th November 
Interview Date: Wednesday 17th November 

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


Application Information


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.

Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.

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

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 a DVLA check will be required on appointment.

Non Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post


Additional Information


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.

Why Hertfordshire: Watch our ‘Why Hertfordshire’ video. Our staff use their own words to tell their story and share their experiences of what it is like working here. Take your next step in your career.

Hertfordshire County Council is currently undertaking a review of its pay structure and terms and conditions. The council is undertaking this review as part of its commitment to continuing to be an employer of choice, by ensuring that its pay and terms and conditions are relevant to future working practices. You can read more about this on our website