Job Description

Learning disability nurses provide care and support to adults and children with learning difficulties within community and residential settings.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • writing records and reports
  • meeting clients at home or at clinics to discuss progress
  • liaising with relatives, colleagues and other social welfare or healthcare professionals
  • monitoring and administering medication and injections
  • providing support to relatives
  • organising workloads
  • supervising junior staff
  • assessing and planning care requirements
  • tutoring student nurses
  • organising social activities and holidays for clients in residential care
  • helping to enable clients to have full and independent lives
  • advising about and organising appropriate care, resources or benefits
  • writing care plans that outline timescales
  • assisting with basic living skills.



1 Trans-Amadi Road, Port Harcourt.