Current Vacancies

Practice Lead at Wilsic Hall School

Reference No: WHS/02/PL/18

CLOSED  16/02/2018

Location: Wadworth, Doncaster

Salary: £35,710 p.a.

Because of the nature of its work with children and vulnerable adults the Hesley Group uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to make checks at an enhanced level on all persons whose work or proposed work for any Group Company will involve regular contact with or working in close proximity to children and vulnerable adults in the Group’s care. This post is subject to the enhanced level DBS check, please ensure you complete the form by clicking the link above before continuing with your application Our user reference for the check system is HESLEY with password Hesley. A summary of the Group's policy is available by clicking here

Are you a registered Nurse, RNLD and/or RMN preferably with management experience/qualifications?

Do you have experience within the field of learning disabilities and/or autism?

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of the young people who live at Wilsic Hall School?

If the answer to the above questions is yes then the role of Practice Lead at our school could be the job for you!

Wilsic Hall School is a specialist residential service providing high standards of care and education to young people between the ages of 11 to 19 all of whom have a learning disability, often linked to autism, and complex needs including behaviour that may challenge.  Our service currently provides a services to approximately 30 residents.

We are now seeking to appoint a Practice Lead at Wilsic Hall School to oversee the health and wellbeing of the School and also the adult provision. The post holder will be an experienced practitioner who is able to demonstrate a very high level of personal and professional skills in the care of people with learning disabilities, autism and whose behaviour challenges services to meet their needs.

The post holder will be responsible for all health needs ensuring our students are getting the correct medical support by accessing the right services, dental, opthalmic, GP, etc depending upon their individual needs.  You will be required to provide support guidance and training as required or facilitate external training depending on needs.  You will be required to work independently and autonomously and be acountable for your own area of practice, with the aim of ensuring that the quality of support is continually improved.

You will use advanced clinical practice and extended knowledge base to provide specialist advice to multi disciplinary teams to support the achievement of excellent outcomes for the people we support.

The role is a co-ordinators role, co-ordinating MDT meeting and clinics with psychiatry. The MDT's focus is to provide exceptional support; safeguard and promote the needs of the people we support and a company who values its employees.

Your role is to ensure that the Health Equalities Framework (HEF) is maintained and outcomes are measured effectively.  You will be a role model in promoting STOMP (Stop the over medication of people with learning disabilities/autism) in conjunction with the clinical team.

This is a varied and exciting role that allows autonomy in developing the role within the service.

If you are a patient, caring and understanding individual, working with The Hesley Group will prove to be a fulfilling and rewarding career.

For an informal conversation about this role please contact Geoff Turner on 01302 856380.

You may find the following documents useful to read through to help you decide whether this is the right career for you.

Job Description
Person Specification
Great Things Happen Everyday Leaflet
Additional Information for Applicants

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To apply online click the button above, alternatively to request an application pack please email stating the job reference number WHS/02/PL/18 and also your full name and address.

By application only, CVs will not be accepted. 

Closing date for receipt of postal and online applications: Noon, 16 February 2018

Online applications submitted after 12pm (noon) on the closing date may not be processed


Hesley Group is an Equal Opportunities employer.