Learning Disability Physical Health Liaison Lead
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Would you like to be at the forefront of exciting new developments within Adult Learning Disability services? Do you have a passion to work within specialist learning disability services? Do you want to contribute your experience and skills to new ways of working across an integrated care system (ICS)? We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual who would relish the opportunity to work in the adult Learning Disability Service within LPFT as a Learning Disability Physical Health Liaison Lead.
LPFT's adult learning disability service, provides specialist health support to people with learning disabilities who require assessment and/or treatment for their physical and mental health, including support with behaviours of concern. The adult learning disability service operates from three multi-disciplinary hubs, across Lincolnshire, which delivers a range of specialist provision as well as a county-wide community home assessment and treatment team.
For further information prior to submitting an application please contact Laura Copus, Adult LD Service Manager email@example.com 07976 424191.
A relocation package may be available for this post.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of physical healthcare is provided for all service users with a Learning Disability within Lincolnshire.
You will provide clinical supervision for all the Learning Disability Physical Health Liaison Practitioners within the service and provide support and training in respect of physical healthcare to all LPFT Learning Disability Staff.
You will support and deliver the community and acute liaison pathway ensuring people with a Learning Disability and/or Autism have their physical healthcare needs met through liaison, training and education.
You will carry a small caseload of complex Learning Disability Physical Health Liaison cases working closely with mainstream physical healthcare services including GP, Community and Acute services.
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health services and a number of learning disability, autism and social care services in the county of Lincolnshire. Employing around 2,800 staff, and serving a population of over 766,000, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.
You could be part of a Trust rated by staff as one of the best mental health and learning disability trusts in England, in an area heralded as a fantastic place to live and work. We firmly believe the key to high quality care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in our Care Quality Commission rating of 'outstanding' for well-led and 'good' overall. In the most recent National NHS Staff Survey, our staff rated us as the number one trust nationally for staff morale and one of the top scoring NHS Trusts in the Midlands for being compassionate and inclusive. We're really proud of this!
We are also leading the way in transforming care, with multi-million-pound transformation of patient environments and radical redesign of community services.
This is the time to join and help redesign our services of the future. We offer options for flexible working and provide a wide range of training and promotion opportunities in all professions. We support and celebrate diversity, have active staff networks groups and are always looking at what more we can do to support our staff.
Please click on the right of the advert text to read the job description and lots of other information about why Lincolnshire is an amazing place to live and why LPFT is such a great place to work!
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