Vacancy Detail

Nurse Team Leader - Learning Disability

Are you looking for a part-time or full-time career that will develop you, challenge you and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others? If you are passionate and adaptable, able to think on your feet and like working in a team, we want to hear from you. Our Client supports individuals with mental ill health, autism, learning disabilities and dementia; providing innovative, professional, high quality support services to people across the spectrum of need and particularly at the higher level of complexity in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man.

We are currently recruiting for full time, part time and bank nurses for our Client who is a 12 bedded Nursing Home for people with learning and physical disabilities and complex health needs in a characterful and specially adapted building standing in landscaped grounds in Kidderminster  This is a highly specialist nurse led service with capacity to meet the needs of people with the most complex of presentations.  The dedicated service team is experienced, compassionate, highly skilled and entirely focused on the consistent delivery of person centred interventions and approaches for each of the residents.  Competencies include specialist nursing, care, feeding, moving, handling , medication support and palliative care. Residents have access to reflexology, massage therapy, multi -sensory facilities and are supported to access a broad range of activities, experiences and events at the site and in the wider community.

Job Purpose/Summary:
The Nurse - Team Leader is part of the support team whose function is to meet the practical, physical and emotional needs of service users within scheme. Through a key worker system, he/she will also be responsible for the designing of individual programmes of support and co-ordinating the delivery of the package by a group of Support Workers and him/herself.  As Team leader you will direct a team of support staff in the delivery of personal care needs to service users and you will ensure service users are enabled to fulfil a variety of activities and opportunities day to day.

The service team proactively maintain relationships with professional and statutory colleagues to ensure a wrap around and integrated approach to each person’s care is maintained. The service is long established, highly regarded and consistently rated ‘Good’ by the CQC

Requirements of the Role

  • • You will be required to participate in the company appraisal and staff review process
  • • To adhere to and model the company values, behaviours and competencies at all times
  • • To carry out all duties of the post in accordance with expectations, regulations and policies
  • • To carry out additional duties of the role and all other required duties as and when necessary
  • • To work the necessary hours to fit the needs of the scheme (this may include working early shifts, late shifts, evenings, weekends, nights and sleep-in night duties)


  • Professional qualification of First or Second Level Nursing, live on the NMC register
  • Learning Disability Experience
  • Experience of supervising junior staff 

To apply please forward a CV for shortlisting.  This should include full details of your clinical roles and responsibilities. If successful you will be required to complete a Nursing Clinical Skill Sheet prior to a Nurse to Nurse interview with our Specialist Nurse Partners Balmoral Healthcare.  For more information and full job description please contact Laura-Lee Quigley on 02890447144 or email 


Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.

Location: Kidderminster | Salary: 26962 - 34661 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 23/11/2021