Registered Nurse Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) work with people with learning disabilities. The role of RNLD is very rewarding and there is a great sense of job satisfaction.
RNLD’S support people of all ages in a range of settings which includes hospitals, mental health trusts, schools, residential and community centres, workplaces and much more.
The general roles of RNLD’s are to assist in the formulation, implementation, and reviewing of appropriate person-centred care plans, risk assessments schedule for the service user, while actively involving them in the decision-making.
Leading by example, guiding and supervising junior staff, providing an on-going opportunity for personal and professional development are also some of the roles RNLD’s actively take part in. The roles of the RNLD varies depending on the facility they work in and the needs of the service user. At times there will be personal care, administration of medication, emotional support and much more.
In order to fulfil the roles of an RNLD candidates need to have the ability to motivate, lead and supervise a team as well as motivate themselves in every task. RNLD’s need to have a person-centred ethos, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference. Demonstrating initiative and creativity are helpful in order to support service users as well as being organised and having the ability to manage one’s time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service users.
RNLD’s are required to hold a current NMC PIN registration and adhere to the NMC Codes of Conduct at all times. They are required to have an evident desire to expand their professional development and have up to date knowledge of procedures within their field.
Get in touch with our friendly, fully trained consultants who will look to match a temporary, contract or permanent RNLD position with your skills and goals.
With bonuses that range from a competitive salary, refer a friend reward, free in-house training, free uniform and loyalty rewards and a DBS check which is refunded after 10 weeks have been worked.