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Job reference: 129729
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Job closing date: 12/12/2022
Job posted date: 06/12/2022
Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Department: Breast Team
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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​​​​​​​Applications are invited for the post of SCP within the Breast Team within NHS Forth Valley. The Surgical Care Practitioner will work autonomously within the Breast department in Forth Valley. They will be responsible for the clinical decision making of patients within their scope of practice including assessment and treatment of patients in scheduled care across the hospital.

The Surgical Care Practitioner will provide assessment, clinical care and management of breast patients, making complex, autonomous decisions using advanced skills and knowledge, and having overall responsibility for the assessment of care needs and the delivery of advanced care. 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 requiring breast care. Previous experience in breast is an essential requirement of this post.

Essential requirements –

  • Registered Nurse
  • Experience in breast surgery
  • Post registration education at masters level
  • Experience as an advanced practitioner
  • Non-medical prescriber
  • Expert advisor

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

​​​​​​​Applicants are encouraged to visit the department and meet key staff. Informal enquiries should be directed by telephone to: Mrs Juliette Murray Associate Medical Director 01324 566904 or Mrs Roslyn Grant, Operational Manager 01324 567425

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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