£43,680 per annum pro rata

Hours of Work

17.5 hours per week



Closing Date

Shortlisted upon receipt

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Learning Disability Specialist Nurse to join Guild Care. Our vision is to be an organisation at the heart of a thriving local community where people are able to choose and help shape the services, they need to enjoy healthy, engaging and independent lives, whatever their age. We aim to deliver innovative and life-changing care services which help older people, children and adults with learning disabilities, and those living with dementia and their carers to share and enjoy a richer family and community life.

We are looking for an RNLD with extensive experience of supporting individuals living with both profound learning disabilities and multiple physical health conditions. You will support staff with an outcome focused approach helping people to live their best lives.

This would suit a nurse with an interest in facilitating creative holistic solutions and a training pathway to support teams when faced with behaviours that challenge.


Our Amazing Benefits at Guild Care…..

  • Working for a local charity that has supported the community since 1933
  • Welcome to Guild Care bonus (for eligible roles)- Up to £1000 for Registered Nurses and up to £1000 for Care, Home Care and Day Services Support Staff
  • Refer a friend scheme- you could earn £500 for recommending a friend to Guild Care
  • Buddy Incentive- you could receive up to £125 to support our new recruits in role, promoting a supportive and friendly environment for our newcomers (Care Services only)
  • Competitive salaries
  • 20-25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Sick pay
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free DBS check
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and clear defined care career pathway
  • Supportive colleagues
  • Job satisfaction
  • Local offers for Guild Care staff
  • Being part of a values- led organisation

Job Requirements 

·             Registered Nurse Qualification (Learning Disabilities) and post qualification experience 

·             Proven experience of supporting children or adults with physical disabilities, chronic or life shortening conditions and other complex needs. 

·             Knowledge of current best practice in learning disability healthcare 

·             Knowledge of current legislation and codes of practice, when providing services for people with learning disabilities 

·             IT Literacy skills and an ability to use MS Office and databases. 

·             Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including an ability to talk to a range of different people, including children who use our service, relatives, staff, senior managers, Trustees and other professionals. 

·             Good written communication skills including basic report and letter writing. 

·             Ability to work as part of a team and establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, families and other professionals. 

·             Satisfactory DBS check 


·             Competency in a range of clinical skills (medication administration, gastrostomy feeding, management of seizures) with recent clinical practice 

·             Knowledge of NICE guidance and its application to practice 

·             Experience of assessing individual needs 

·             Experience with teaching staff, or families. 

·             Experience working in a range of care settings  



Get in touch


For further information please call our Recruitment Team on 01903 863154.


We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about the role our Recruitment Team is always happy to help answer any questions you may have. For an informal chat please call 01903 863154.

How to apply

Please email your CV or interest to us at recruitment[email protected] or call 01903 863154, or click on this link to complete an online application form.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy upon successful selection of candidates, please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please Note

Post- interview should you be successful you will need to supply the following documentation to ensure safe recruitment and compliance.

  • Photo ID
  • Right to Work documentation
  • References
  • Evidence of Qualifications if required

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