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Community Nurse (Adults Learning Disability Team)

Job details

General information



Closing Date


Service Area


Adults Services

Service Area

Learning Disabilities & Mental Health

Vacancy Details


Social Care - Adult Social Care

Job Title

Community Nurse (Adults Learning Disability Team)



Salary Range (£ pro rata for part time roles)

BBU10 36,648 - 38,223

Contract Type

Full time permanent

Contract Hours


Job Advert

We are an integrated team with a firm commitment to help Adults with Learning Disabilities live long, healthy and happy lives, with the maximum possible independence.


Within our learning Disability Team, we are investing in creating the right conditions to ensure our Social Workers and Learning Disability Nurses, can work flexibly and are given the capacity to provide the excellent level of support and attention needed, to make a real difference to the lives of the people in our community.


You will have experience relevant to working within a community based role, supporting people with learning disabilities. As an autonomous practitioner you will manage a caseload providing assessment and interventions in relation to the health and social care needs of adults with a learning disability.


We believe our staff deserve to feel fulfilled professionally and enjoy a good balance between work and home life. As a Learning Disability Nurse, you are innovative, person centred and committed to working with adults in a strengths based way.


We aim to create a supportive and dynamic working environment where Practitioners can achieve their full potential, achieve a healthy work life balance and offering regular supervision, mentoring and Continuous Professional Development opportunities, alongside a competitive benefits package.


If you want a new opportunity to make a real difference within our community, we would love to hear from you.


Interview date: 20th March 2024.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If your application is successful you will be required to declare any spent and unspent convictions, adult cautions (simple or conditional) that are not "protected" as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).


How to apply

Please upload a current CV and a document detailing how you meet the selection criteria for the role.  The selection criteria can be found in the job profile below.  Optional CV and selection criteria templates are provided below.  If you do not upload both documents the panel may be unable to score your application.


Please note:

The Council will not normally re-employ ex-employees in receipt of:

·       a severance payment (within 12 months of leaving)

·       a local government pension (applies to Senior Officers only)

unless the appointment is business critical

For further information, please email

Additional Vacancy Information

Allowance (pro rata for part time roles)

3% recruitment and retention

Work Pattern

Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week

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Vacancy Location


Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council Recruitment, Bedford


Borough Hall, Bedford

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Job Profile

Community Nurse Job Description.pdf (271 Kb) Download attachment 

CV Template

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Selection Criteria Template

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