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Job reference: 130069
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Job closing date: 22/12/2022
Job posted date: 08/12/2022
Salary: Band 3 (£21,709 - £23,603)
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 13.5
Department: Pre-operative Assessment
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual in the role of health care support worker within our pre operative team within Forth Valley Royal Infirmary

The role will involve working within the pre-operative department supporting registered nursing staff to deliver high quality patient centred care. They will also be working within the pre operative investigations clinic working independently carrying out venepuncture and ECG recordings following protocols / policies to help to streamline the patient’s pathway to their admission.

The 13.5-hour post will be split over 3 days (Monday to Friday) and the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible to meet the demands of the clinics.

The successful applicant will require having:

Excellent venepuncture skills

Good communication skills

Good organisational skills

Excellent team working skills with the ability to work using their own initiative

Excellent time management skills

Knowledge of stock rotation and ordering

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

Any informal enquiries please contact Acting charge nurse Sandra Myles 01324 566464

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

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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