RNLD - Regional Clinical Lead

  • Penzance
At Thornbury Community Services our amazing company culture is centered around our values of professionalism, integrity, passion, expertise and respect; Winning us Bristol's Employer of the Year!!

Job Title: Regional Clinical Lead - RNLD

Company: Thornbury Community Services

Division: Learning Disability & Autism Service

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £38,000-£42,000  

Thornbury Community Services is currently looking to recruit a passionate and knowledgeable RNLD Nurse to work with our complex care packages as a Regional Clinical Lead for our Learning Disabilities and Autism Service. The Learning Disability Nurse is responsible for overseeing the bespoke care and support of clients, helping them to achieve their full potential and experience an increased quality of life. The Learning Disability Nurse will support the Head of Learning Disability and Autism in the assessment process and setting up a new package.

At TCS, high quality care is our number one priority. With a team of exceptional and conscientious registered nurses and care staff, we’re able to deliver the best complex care at home or in the community 24/7 or whenever is needed. With compassion, integrity and dedication, we help empower individuals to achieve personal aspirations, as well as providing care tailored to their needs. Making a positive difference to our client’s lives is our passion and this is what sets us apart.

Our registered nurses are at the heart of our business, so we will offer you:

  • Fantastic work/life balance
  • Excellent company culture with reward and recognition schemes
  • Optional charity involvement - Ambitious About Autism
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • The opportunity to enhance your career by applying acute LD&A skills in a community setting
  • Car allowance
  • Full induction and program and training
  • Support with ongoing professional development
  • Senior clinical support
  • Strong internal support team 

    Key tasks include:

    • Responsible for undertaking initial holistic nursing assessments in partnership with the Service User/family/carer and involving other statutory/voluntary/third ‘party’ sector providers as necessary
    • Responsible for developing individualised Care Plans in partnership with the Service User/family/other Health Care Professionals as appropriate ensuring goals are patient focused, realistic and achievable.
    • To ensure all care packages are reviewed every three months or more frequently in accordance with clinical level
    • Assist with training and development, along with assisting with the completion of competency-based frameworks for Health Care Support Workers
    • To demonstrate appropriate escalation of concerns to the Divisional Clinical Lead
    • To demonstrate and follow reporting mechanisms to the Divisional Clinical Lead and Complex Community Business Manager
    • To conduct generic risk assessments and review them on a regular basis, in line with organisational policy
    • To conduct Service User specific risk assessments, in conjunction with other Health Care Professionals
    • To maintain excellent communication with the Divisional Clinical Lead and Case Manager, highlighting any areas of concern.
    • Provide On Call support to the Community Care team on a roster basis.


    Skills & Qualifications:

    • RNLD
    • Current NMC
    • Band 7 or equivalent
    • Additional Mental Health/Learning Disability/Autism training
    • Able to demonstrate excellent understanding of PBS
    • Flexible working approach


    Falmouth, Newquay, Truro and Penzance

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    Perks, Benefits and Reward


    We recognise that everyone has different priorities and lifestyles, and our flexible benefits package reflects this. Benefits range from a matching contribution pension scheme and a healthcare cash plan to flexible holiday options and discounted shopping vouchers. 
    • Buy and sell holiday
    • Corporate discounts
    • Career development
    • Cycle2Work scheme
    • Discounted shopping vouchers
    • Healthcare insurance
    • Life assurance
    • Matching pension scheme

    Career Development

    Our business is always changing, and so are you. To ensure you’re fully prepared for these changes and ready to reach your full potential we offer continuous learning and development. We’re passionate about helping our people grow and promote internal progression and mobility. 
    • Management and leadership training
    • On-boarding
    • Personal development
    • Role-specific training
    • Work-based qualifications

    Reward and Recognition

    We want to share our successes, recognise excellent performance and promote healthy competition, which is why we offer competitive salaries, bonus schemes linked to performance and a whole host of recognition awards. Work hard and it’s entirely possible you’ll be recognised as an exceptional performer.
    • Annual awards
    • Exceptional performance awards
    • Long service recognition


    More than just a buzzword, we really do care about your wellbeing and encourage you to do the same. Our health and wellbeing coaches run smoking cessation and weight loss campaigns to help our people to achieve a healthier lifestyle. We also have a number of qualified mental health first aiders providing a vital support network, discounted gym memberships, free fruit; and our employee assistance programme is there to help you with life’s little ups and downs.
    • Cycle2Work scheme
    • Discounted gym membership
    • Employee assistance programme
    • Flexible working
    • Free fruit
    • Healthcare cash plans
    • Mental health first aiders
    • Paid time off for charity work 
    • Staff wellbeing initiatives 

    Our Culture



    We strive to provide our people with the tools and the environment to build a meaningful and successful career with us, from wellbeing and flexibility to expansive client and candidate networks. 

    We reward high performance and ensure employees feel part of our growth strategies and successes. Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression has resulted in excellent retention levels.




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