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Learning Disability Nurses

  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: Up to £36153 per annum
  • Contract hours: PartTime

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About the job

Due to an exciting contract win,
CRG Medical Services is seeking
Learning Disability Nurses to join our team of clinicians and provide care within
HMP Chelmsford.

Learning Disability Nurses will work in conjunction with the Head of Primary Care and take responsibility for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of allocated patients needs.

The working environment is challenging, and we are looking for resilient individuals who can use their clinical expertise and skills to take full responsibility of the health, safety and welfare of detainees.

The package:

Salary range £36,153 per annum
Full time / Part time contracts available
Revalidation assistance
Ongoing professional development
Free mandatory training
Free uniform

What the role involves:

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate personcentred care for people with a learning disability through a complex client caseload including PMLD, mental health and challenging behaviour needs
Act as care coordinator providing integrated care for people with complex physical and mental health needs or challenging behaviour
Generate, keep and maintain accurate contemporaneous records of activity and other data
Ensure that own practice demonstrates current clinical expertise and is evidence based
Develop and deliver personcentred training to provider services
Work flexibly to complete urgent nursing assessments to manage immediate risks as and when required
Attend relevant internal and external meetings such as risk of admission, blue light, CPA and CTR, leading as required
Work collaboratively across the wider multidisciplinary services to ensure continuity of care from primary care, specialist services and within BLDS
Create and implement positive behaviour support plans
Contribute to the mortality review processes within service and support implementation of resulting of service change
Engage in the discharge planning process as appropriate, ensuring good communication between BLDS and the relevant hospitals
Deploy advanced and varied communication skills ensuring effective communication between service users including development of accessible information

What I need for the role:

Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 years postqualifying service
Full membership of the either NMC
3 years residency in the UK
A Right to Work in the UK
Preferably you will have experience in a relevant speciality such as A&E, Walk in Centre, Substance Misuse, Community Nursing, Police Custody, Prison or other relevant discipline

Who are CRG Medical Services?

CRG Medical Services is a leading provider of forensic medical services across the criminal justice & secure health sector including UK Police Forces and UK Border Force (UKBF), with contracts across the Merseyside, Lancashire, Dyfed Powys, Dorset, Derbyshire and the East of England.

Our highly skilled Doctors and Health Care Professionals deliver care in secure health environments including custody suites and sexual assault referral centres.

CRG is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.



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