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Job reference: 150045
Salary: Band 8A (£56,992 - £61,522)
Job closing date: 05/06/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Stirling Health and Care Village
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 23/05/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Practice Development / Care Home Support

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic nurse with strong leadership skills to provide strategic, clinical and professional nursing leadership across Care Homes in Forth Valley working collaboratively with a range of partners.

This post would suit a dynamic nursing professional with well developed leadership skills and an ability to work in a high profile changing environment. You will be able to demonstrate experience in continual improvement in the quality of care for residents and patients. Evidence of leading change and a commitment to developing others will be key qualities in this role.

The post demands a high level of knowledge and expertise within the Care Home setting and professional leadership abilities to lead and direct the processes of care home pathways and support in line with the National Healthcare Framework. A sound working knowledge of relevant legislation including The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 is required.

Multidisciplinary working will be essential in the role working in partnership across the health and care system and within integrated health and social care services. There will be a requirement to provide direction and guidance on professional issues, relating to practice in a constantly changing and evolving care environment and supporting care home staff with the implementation of government policy and guidance.

This role may be subject to departmental development.

For informal discussion please contact Nicola Wood, Head of Nursing for Care Assurance & Safe Staffing (interim) by email or by calling 07835411673.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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