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Project Nurse, Learning Disability and Autism

Job Reference: 987-VOY-453

Department: 987 Quality and Nursing (620426)
Location: West Offices, York
Salary: £24,907 to £30,615 pa pro rata (indicative)

Please note if this post has been advertised as a fixed term role, applications from current NHS employees will be considered on a secondment basis only.


NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the statutory body responsible for commissioning (buying) healthcare services for patients across the Vale of York. Led by a number of local GPs and other health professionals, we are dedicated to working with local people to ensure they have access to the right services, in the right place, at the right time. We represent patients registered with the GP Practices located in places across York, Selby, Tadcaster, Easingwold, Pocklington and parts of Ryedale.

The NHS Vale of York CCG seeks a Project Nurse to join the Quality & Nursing team who will support carers in the prevention, early identification and management of health conditions for clients with Learning Disabilities (LD) and Autism. This is an exciting new role on a fixed term basis until March 2022 , 0.6 wte (3 days). The post will be based at West Offices in York and be part of the Quality and Nursing team, managed by the Head of Quality Improvement & Research

This role is part of a programme which aims to support Learning into Action from the Learning Disability Mortality Review programme details of which can be found on the england.nhs.uk website under publications - leder-action for learning.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated health care professional with proven experience of training and knowledge in health and social care settings. There will also be engagement with carers and the wider public to raise awareness and communicate strategies for the aims of the programme. The post holder is likely to have been working in a care setting (hospital, home or community) delivering person-centred care and/ or training with a real interest and passion in LD and/or autism.

The role requires a self-motivated completer finisher, who can work collaboratively with CCG staff and wider stakeholders.

Please note - Due to the current situation, to comply with Social Distancing recommendations, interviews will be hosted virtually, via MS Office Teams or alternative platform (ie Zoom)


This post is subject to the provisions of the CCG's Probationary Period Policy. Details of the CCG's policies can be found on the CCG website.

In cases when a vacancy receives a high number of applications, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application as early as possible.

If you are successfully shortlisted we will contact you via your NHS jobs account. Please ensure you check your account regularly.

The organisation is Disability Confident Committed. If you require your application in a different format please contact the Workforce Team as soon as possible.

The organisation is positive about mental health and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society regardless of disability, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

Please note: if you do not hear any more within 4 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately your application will not have proved appropriate for short-listing.

Please note that any vacancies advertised for this organisation with an indicative banding are subject to a job evaluation process and therefore the content of the job description and or the banding of the role may change. If so these changes would be communicated to any applicants as soon as possible.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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