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Registered Nurses in Learning Disability practice are key to quality the outcomes and experience of people who draw on care and support.

They work across different sectors and settings supporting people to make choices and live as independently as possible. 

Take a look at the different job roles and paths people are taking to start and develop their nursing careers in adult social care.


Roles of interest

Micheal - Director of Wellbeing Strategy and Collaboration

Social care provider organisation, 400+ care homes and supported living places in England and Wales.

I have oversight of our health and wellbeing team and our organisational strategies, so we are in place to positively impact on lives of people supported and the skill/knowledge of their supporters. I support in setting ...
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Lisa - Regional Senior Nurse

Large provider of; residential care, with and without nursing, specialist mental health provision for working age adults, domiciliary care. 
I hold professional and clinical oversight of around 55 homes as part of the quality team. This involves data analysis, looking at themes and trends, reviewing root cause analysis and incident reporting, including our digital medication ...
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Gerard - Day Centre Lead

Day Centre with nursing for adults with learning disabilities complex health.
I have always had an interest in the arts and creativity, after leaving school I studied fine art. Through an art therapy programme, I had an opportunity to support a group of people with learning disabilities and realised this was what ...
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Gerrard profile



Share your nursing career journey with us!

We would love to know what inspired you to start a career in adult social care nursing, if you would like to share your journey with us complete  and email it to SocialCareNursing@skillsforcare.org.uk


Other resources and useful links

Registered nurses - Recognising the responsibilities and contribution of registered nurses within social care