Learning Disability Nurse

Practice Plus Group
HMP Thameside, London
Up to £50,400 per annum dependent on experience.
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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About The Role


Treat more than just symptoms and develop more than just your nursing skills

Secure environments are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing Clinical skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this could be the opportunity for you.

As a Registered Learning Disability Nurse you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare team by bringing your clinical skills and passion for care. You could be involved in anything from developing and leading clinics, undertaking examinations and tests as well as answering emergency bells and potentially being the first person to attend an emergency. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team to deliver a nurse led service and prevent hospital admissions.

About You

You will be a Registered Nurse Learning Disability Nurse, NMC qualified and have evidence of continued professional development throughout your clinical career thus far. Having an understanding of the complexities of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working, coupled with a non-judgmental and compassionate approach will enable you to succeed in this role.

Interested in clinical development?

We have a wide range of opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career, which include both internal and external options for development and learning and access to our apprenticeship schemes.  

How will we support you?

  • Bespoke induction
  • Competency framework
  • Regional and national career development opportunities
  • Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
  • Support from the wider team

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £50,400 per annum - DOE. Golden Hello - £3000  (£1,000 in 6 months of service, £1,000 after 12 months and £1,000 after 24 months of service - conditions apply).

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer:

  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus public bank holidays
  • An extensive range of wellbeing and lifestyle benefits
  • Discounts on shopping and leisure activities
  • Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development
  • Excellent long-term career prospects
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it

About Us

HM Prison Thameside is a local category B resettlement prison in the Thamesmead area of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, South-East London and is situated next to HMP Belmarsh. HMP Thameside is London’s only private prison and can currently hold 1232 convicted and remand male prisoners.

The dedicated team in the Health in Justice division of Practice Plus Group make a real difference across over 45 prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres.

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of NHS services to over 40,000 people in these secure environments, always putting their needs first, regardless of their history.

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence.  Our core values are; 

  • we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated
  • we act with integrity
  • we embrace diversity
  • we strive to do things better together

Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work.

If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

To find out more or to apply for this role please click on the APPLY button.


Our mission here at Practice Plus Group is to deliver access to excellent healthcare, via the NHS and privately. We provide an unrivalled range of services at our hospitals and surgical centres, covering diagnostics, general practice, urgent care, healthcare in secure environments and surgery. And we’re proud to be at the forefront of providing new ways of supporting the nation’s health.

From ear, nose and throat treatments, to foot and ankle surgery, here at Practice Plus Group the secondary care we provide is second to none. The consistently high CQC ratings our hospitals and surgical centres receive bear testimony to that. And our success is all down to the care, skill and commitment shown by our teams across the UK.

Join us to work in partnership with the NHS, delivering scheduled treatments to private and NHS patients. It’s a chance to be part of an agile and innovative healthcare company that’s determined to help our partners introduce new ideas and new ways of working. And it’s an opportunity to pursue a rewarding career as a key member of a caring team.

Our Integrated Urgent Care team gives healthcare professionals a new way to use their skills to support the NHS. We provide urgent care via 111, out-of-hours, GP, and clinical assessment services on behalf of the NHS. Join us, and you’ll be helping relieve some of the pressure on NHS emergency services at a vital time.

As part of a friendly and supportive team, you’ll be helping us tackle health inequality and ensuring patients who need urgent care get seen in the best place for their needs. If you’re motivated to care for people with pressing medical requirements, and want to work for a company that will treat your own wellbeing and career development as a top priority, a role at IUC could be for you.


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