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Learning Disability Nurse Manager - Supporting Living

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Domiciliary and Community, Complex Care
Seniority:
Nurse, Band 7
Region:
South East
Location:
Caterham
Salary:
£38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted:
20/06/2019
Job Ref:
JL-90359

Learning Disability Nurse Manager - Supporting Living - Caterham - £38,000 - £43,000p/a

40 hour working week

We are looking for a Learning Disability Nurse Manager (RNLD) to work Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week, working from the offices in Caterham, Surrey and travelling across Surrey to do clinical assessments and support the supported living services and their residents.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a service catering for autism and epilepsy patients. Due to the travel, you must have a valid, UK license with access to a private vehicle.

You will be required to work 1 weekend in 6.

In this role you will have the following benefits:

  • Payment of DBS
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • Vouchers for Employee of the Month (£250) and Employee of the Year (£2000)
  • Pension scheme
  • Long service award vouchers
  • Clear career progression opportunities
  • Full and continuous training opportunities
Your responsibilities in this role as a Registered Nurse will be to:
  • Co-ordinate professionals, staff and family to ensure each service user is managed as effectively as possible
  • Act as an ambassador
  • Support the manager of each service (including prospective services) with the day-to-day management of service users with severe epilepsy and other complex needs
  • Write protocols and guidelines on managing service users’ epilepsy and other medical needs
  • Train staff to understand service user’s medical needs
  • Regularly review service users’ epilepsy and other medical needs
  • Oversee and analyse how staff monitor and record service users’ epilepsy and complex needs, including the use of alarm systems
  • Liaise with primary care teams, neurologists, hospitals and A&E
  • Provide advice and support to service users and their families, staff, care managers and other professionals
  • Be part of a team providing an on-call service for medical emergencies
  • Develop and manage new medical projects
  • Run medical meetings
  • Work as part of a team effectively

You will need to have:

  • A Registered Learning Disability Nursing qualification (RNLD)
  • Experience of working with people who have complex physical needs
  • Recent management of epilepsy patients will be beneficial
  • Current registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK 

For more information on the role please contact hcpapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 234 9785
Contact: James Lewis

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