Qualified Nurse Practitioner - Behaviour Support Team
**Previous applicants need not apply** Qualified Nurse Practitioner - Behaviour Support Team Band 5 RNLD This is a permanent position Hours of work are usually - Monday - Friday, 9am- 5pm (Some flexibility maybe required to meet the needs of the service) Behaviour Support Team Orchard Hills House, Fallowfield Road, Walsall WS5 3DY We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and approachable qualified Learning Disability nurse to work within the Behaviour Support Team for adults with Learning Disabilities. The Behaviour Support Team work as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering a high quality and specialist services to individuals with Learning disabilities and complex, challenging needs. Due to the nature of the role and service requirements, you will have previous experience of working with people with a Learning Disability who present with complex and challenging needs. This role involves completion of a range of tasks (but not limited to) specialist Behaviour assessments, analysis of findings, formulation and the development and implementation of individualised ethical interventions following the service Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) pathway. You will be expected to develop positive relationships with individuals referred to the service, their families, colleagues, professionals and others who may be involved in supporting the person. You will be involved in the delivery of training, mentoring of students and supporting other learners. There will be opportunities to actively contribute to service developments, future planning and improvement within the Learning Disability services. You will work in a range of settings, which can include people's homes, specialist schools, provider and occasional inpatient services. You will be required to have a valid driving license and access to and use of a car. You will be welcomed into an established, motivated, forward thinking team .You will receive regular clinical and management supervision from an experienced Behaviour Therapist or Cognitive Behavioural Therapist this will enable you to work autonomously and hold an allocated case load. Feel free to contact us if you would like to visit or discuss any aspect of this role. Shanta Thomas or Susan Bradbury Behaviour Support Team Leads To apply for this post please go to NHS Jobs using the below reference number. Please note CV's will not be accepted. Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults who are our patients and as such uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to identify candidates who are unsuitable to work with our patients. If you are applying for a post involving access to persons in receipt of health services, your offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is a Registered Body with DBS and will ask eligible candidates to apply for a Disclosure as one of our pre-employment checks. Candidates should be aware that failure to reveal information relating to any convictions could lead to withdrawal of an offer of employment. As such candidates applying for posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services are required to declare all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings both in their application and subsequent declaration if invited to interview. Criminal records will be taken into account for recruitment purposes only when the conviction is relevant. Having a conviction will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background of your offence. The Trust has a statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders which is available to all applicants. As part of our safe recruitment practice, if appropriate for the role, it is a mandatory requirement for all newly appointed staff requiring an Standard or Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to be registered with the DBS Update Service. All eligible staff recruited to the Trust after 1st January 2019 must maintain their annual subscription whilst employed with the Trust, the cost of which will be reimbursed by the Trust. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .