Locum Band 7 - Specialist Practitioner

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Locum Band 7 - Specialist Practitioner

  • Location:

    South West London

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  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

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  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Our clients in South West London are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 7 Specialist Practitioner to join their Learning Disability Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Job Summary
The post holder will contribute to the provision of a specialist Challenging Behaviour Pathway for adults with learning disabilities within the multidisciplinary Learning Disability Healthcare Team.
The post holder will provide specialist behavioural assessments and interventions to clients. This will involve undertaking direct assessment and intervention with the client and indirect assessment, monitoring and intervention with staff and/or carers. Interventions will include working across a variety of settings, including residential and day services and will involve working with the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will work autonomously alongside clients, families, support workers and professionals to enable others to better understand and respond to behaviours that are challenging in line with PBS principles, Positive & Proactive Care: reducing the need for restrictive interventions (2014) and NICE Guidance (including NG11 & NG93).
The post holder will work with wider stakeholders to deliver on the Transforming Care Agenda. They will provide strategic input to the team’s Challenging Behaviour Pathway and undertake an influential role in shaping the team’s approach to working with behaviours that challenge. The post holder will be required to supervise junior staff as requested to by the Lead Clinical Psychologist. They will use research skills to carry out audits, service evaluations and research activities relevant to the service.
The post holder will be required to contribute to the effective running of the Learning Disability Healthcare Team, delivering, or advising on the delivery of, high quality care and ensuring consistently high standards of practice. They will be required to contribute to effective multidisciplinary team working ensuring that care is delivered in a holistic way that involves service users and carers.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants)or alternatively please email recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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