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In Sussex there are 6 multidisciplinary Community Learning Disability Teams (CLDTs) who provide specialist health assessments and interventions for people with a learning disability who are unable to access mainstream health services.

Our teams consist of specialist learning disability clinicians from nursing, psychiatry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech & language therapy and psychology as well as behaviour support practitioners. All our teams are co-located with social care.

We work with the person referred as well as their families and paid carers.

We provide services to people in the areas of complex physical health (e.g. epilepsy, eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties, posture and mobility, respiratory, constipation and bowel care) as well as people who have mental health needs and those who need support with their behaviour, communication, sensory and engagement issues.

We advise and support other services to meet the needs of people with a learning disability by making reasonable adjustment for them. In addition, our teams offer training about the best ways to support people with a learning disability and work closely with people who have a learning disability as advisors through Team Springwell.

Read more about our Learning Disability services

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies in our team, plus other teams at this location.

Graduate Mental Health Practitioner | Permanent
06/07/2022
The Graduate Mental Health Training Programme is a joint venture between Higher Education and the NHS. The GMHP roles are intended to support existing roles, and are trans-disciplinary, informed by bio-psychosocial models of health care for people with severe and complex mental health difficulties. ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year per anum
Practitioner Psychologist | Permanent
06/07/2022
An opportunity is available to join a progressive, dynamic team within the well-established and highly regarded multi-disciplinary Assessment and Treatment Service (ATS) team in Hastings. The ATS delivers specialist support and clinical interventions to adults with severe and complex mental health ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year pa
Lead Community Learning Disability Nurse | Permanent
30/06/2022
Do you have a passion for supporting people with learning disabilities to maximise their full potential? Are you interested in a nursing leadership role, with a variety of both hands-on nursing and management responsibilities? We are seeking a Band 7 Learning Disability Nurse to join our Integrated ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year per annum
Team Secretary | Fixed term
07/07/2022
An opportunity has arisen in the Community Learning Disability Team, part of the Specialist Community Disability Team, based at Wellington House, Brighton. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team. The post is to provide administrative support to ...
£20330.00 to £21777.00 a year PA
Clinical Psychologist | Permanent
03/07/2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit to a 3 day / 22.5 hours a week post (0.6WTE) for a Band 7 Clinical Psychologist to work as part of the Eastbourne, Downs and Weald Community Learning Disability Team. We are a forward thinking and innovative team, providing high quality support to ...
£40057.00 to £45839.00 a year pro rata
Community Learning Disability Nurse | Fixed term
06/07/2022
Do you have a passion for supporting people with learning disabilities to maximise their full potential? Are you interested in a nursing role where you can focus on your own development? Perhaps you love to work in an autonomous community-based role? We are seeking a Band 6 Learning Disability ...
£32306.00 to £39027.00 a year pa

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