At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.Clinical Nurse Specialist for Learning Disability - Band 7
We are pleased to inform you that we are recruiting for a dynamic, self- motivating Band 7 Learning Disability Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Safeguarding Adults team to lead and support our Learning Disability and Autism agenda at UCLH.
This developed and well established role will work with stakeholders, multi-agency & multi agency teams to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/or autism have full and appropriate access to healthcare within the hospital setting. She/he will liaise with all relevant parties to obtain information and plan effectively for all hospital visits and to ensure effective and safe integrated discharge planning.
One of the key roles will to play a high profile presence within the UCLH and act as an expert in the field of learning disabilities and/or autism, helping set the strategic direction as well as operationally working with patients and their families/carers, staff and our community partners. An important part of the role will be to provide expert advice for staff to ensure the Mental Capacity Act and the Best Interest process is followed for service users who may lack capacity to make decisions for themselves.
The post holder will influence and lead the ongoing development of clinical practice within Learning Disability and/or Autism practice, undertake research and contribute to the setting of clinical standards of care within the service, including the development of policies, protocols, guidelines and service developments in collaboration with multi- disciplinary colleagues.
The post holder will be committed to providing training to staff across multi-disciplinary areas and across the multiple sites that Trust has to enhance the patient experience and improve patient outcomes.For further details / informal visits contact:Betsey Lau-Robinson, Head of Safeguarding Adults & the Mental Capacity Act) Apply or Apply. All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.
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.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the