Job reference: 164489
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 02/10/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Kirriemuir Health Centre
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 18/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Tayside
Department: District Nursing Service

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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.

An exciting vacancy has arisen to work within the District Nursing Service in Angus.

The above post offers an excellent opportunity for a Nurse with a Specialist Practitioner Qualification in Community Nursing in the Home/Diploma in District Nursing to lead Teams in the North West Locality. The successful candidate will be based in Kirriemuir Health Centre but will integrate with other teams across Angus. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service which will mean rotation of shifts/base across Angus to ensure provision of service over the 24-hour period over 7 days.

You should have excellent leadership and change management skills, to include managing a caseload and skill-mix team of staff.  You will work in close partnership with colleagues across Angus to achieve the objectives of the Angus Health & Social Care Partnership Strategic Plan, ensuring an integrated approach to the delivery of compassionate care. Being an open, approachable and responsible individual with an attitude to support excellent team working will be essential as will understanding how to develop, grow and nurture strong interpersonal relationships. These will be critical values and qualities which will develop and drive high performance to ensure the delivery of the best care experience possible.

A key objective will be to support the design and delivery of new models and pathways of care within the services.

This is a demanding specialist role, requiring high levels of professional skills to work effectively across a complex and competing multi-agency environment, where partnership working is essential. Excellent communication skills, collaborative leadership and highly developed interpersonal skills are a pre requisite to meeting all of the above.

NHS Tayside and Angus Health & Social Care Partnership is a Values Based Organisation and are both passionate about and committed to the values of NHS Scotland which are:

Dignity and Respect

Openness, Honest and Responsibility

Quality and Teamwork

Care and Compassion

At our core we are committed to learning, reflecting, integrating and applying our learning in continual cycles. We have a structured staff review system and offer professional support through our clinical and non clinical networks.  We are committed to regular professional development and in-service training and personal and professional development.

Base to be discussed at interview, however the ability to travel across Angus is essential.  Please see job description for further details of the post

Informal enquiries to: Eileen Smith, Senior Nurse Primary Care on 07803 673 542 or Kath Baxter, DN Locality Lead on 07917 263275.

Hours of work are:  37.5 hours per week

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email.   Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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