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Job reference: 172879
Salary: Band 3 (£25,468 - £27,486)
Job closing date: 22/12/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Job posted date: 08/12/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Acute Mental Health

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We are delighted to announce exciting opportunities available within the mental health services, in NHS Forth Valley. We are looking for applicants who have an interest to work within our inpatient wards.

Applications are invited from enthusiastic, caring and compassionate individuals who are keen to work within a mental health inpatient setting.   The post holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and should possess good interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).  

The role of the Clinical Support Worker is wide and varied and will support the delivery of care under the direction of registered mental health nurses.  Please see the job description for further details of the role.

The successful candidate should be committed to the provision of high quality, patient focused care; have a flexible approach to service needs and a genuine interest in working with patients within a mental health setting. 

Essential requirements

  • Previous care experience. This can be in health, social care or private sector


  • Relevant qualification. This can range from health, social care or psychology qualification at SVQ level III or equivilant.

The current shift pattern is core shifts (early, late and night shift).   We are currently consulting with staff regarding the potential option of offering long days (12.5 hour day or night shifts).   You will have the opportunity to discuss this at interview.

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

For informal enquiries contact please Contact Lianne Conville, Clinical Nurse Manager on 01324 566217

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