Learning Disabilities Jobs on Social Work and Care Jobs

In a majority of cases, people that suffer with learning disabilities also have physical and mental health conditions. The role of a learning disabilities nurse is to try and enable the client to live a more fulfilling life by taking active measures to improve physical and mental health.

Learning disability nursing is provided in various places including schools, community centres, hospitals, patients’ homes, care homes and within adult education. There are many specialist areas such as education, sensory disability or management.

Duties:
• Interacting with vulnerable people using expert communication
• Developing care packages based on behaviour and evidence based outcomes
• Advise on and organise appropriate care, resources and benefits
• Liaising with other health and social care professionals to coordinate and complete healthcare reviews.
• Arrange home visits and attend GP appointments to monitor progress
• Plan social activities and holidays for service users in residential care
• Help clients lead independent more fulfilled lives
• Organise workloads
• Write management & care plans, records, reports and outlining timescales
• Assist with basic living skills and cover issues such as problem solving, anxiety management, health living and behaviour management

Learning disabilities nurse requirements:
To work as a learning disabilities nurse in the NHS, you must hold a degree or diploma in nursing, which enable you to register with the nursing and midwifery council.
As from 2013, learning disabilities nurse are required to have degrees and the diploma scheme is set to be scrapped.

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There are 21 job(s) matching your search criteria

Support workers

South East England Jobs
Prime Time
Jul 25, 2013
Prime Time are recruiting for workers for our domiciliary care work with our clients who have a learning disability in the Berkshire area. We have flexible hours, local work, and weekly pay. Workers benefit from our travel scheme, pension plan, great rates of pay, and free training. PLeas PL...

Care Assistant Adult Learning Disabilites (North Yorkshire)

Yorkshire and Humberside Jobs
4 Social Work
Aug 16, 2012
Care Assistant Adult Learning Disabilites (North Yorkshire) 4Social Work has an exciting Resource Worker position that has become available within the Adult Learning Disabilites services. We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to work within a challenging yet rewarding role for ...

Carer Adult Learning Disabilites (Milton Keynes)

South East England Jobs, Southern England
4 Social Work
Aug 16, 2012
Carer Adult Learning Disabilites (Milton Keynes) 4Social Work has an exciting Carer position that has become available within the Adult & Learning Disabilites services. We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual to work within a challenging yet rewarding role for our client based i...

Team Leader

South East England Jobs
23000
Company Fusion Limited
Aug 15, 2012
The Company - Our Client: Our Client provides specialist support and care services to people with a variety of needs. They support people across London and the South East and are committed to growing their support and care services. They are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join thei...

Assistant Support Worker

South East England Jobs
16000
Company Fusion Limited
Aug 14, 2012
The Company - Our Client: Our Client provides specialist support and care services to people with a variety of needs. They support people across London and the South East and are committed to growing their support and care services. They are currently looking for two Assistant Support Workers...

Support Worker

London
16000
Company Fusion Limited
Aug 14, 2012
The Company - Our Client: Our Client provides specialist support and care services to people with a variety of needs. They support people across London and the South East and are committed to growing their support and care services. They are currently setting up 2 supported living services to...

Learning Disabilities Registered Manager - Hampshire

South East England Jobs
Service Care Solutions
Aug 13, 2012
My clients, a highly-respected organisation specialising in providing high-quality care, are looking for a Care Manager to work as Registered Manager of their busy residential service in central Hampshire for people with learning disabilities and autism. Ideal candidates will have an NVQ4 / RMA q...

Support Worker Learning Disabilities

Southern England
Pro Health Recruitment
Aug 13, 2012
Our Client is a large national company that provide supported living for people with learning disabilities. Due to recently agreed new packages of care, they are seeking support workers to work with their services in Southampton and associated areas. Hours can be full time or part time, and will ...

Support Worker Learning Disabilities

South West England Jobs
Pro Health Recruitment
Aug 13, 2012
Our Client is a large national company that provide supported living for people with learning disabilities. Due to recently agreed new packages of care, they are seeking support workers to work with their services in Poole/Bounemouth and associated areas. Hours can be full time or part time, and ...

Team Leader Learning Difficulties

South West England Jobs
Pro Health Recruitment
Aug 13, 2012
This post is one of considerable responsibility and confidentiality. Our client expects the post holder to show a sense of ownership for the services for which they have responsibility and also for the Company’s Ethics of Excellence. The person appointed will display a level of judgement an...
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