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An opportunity has arisen to work with the Hospital Palliative Care Team based in Forth Valley Royal Hospital but working across NHS Forth Valley Hospitals. The successful candidate will have previous experience as a registered nurse and be regularly involved in palliative care nursing for patients with cancer and other life limiting conditions. It is desirable that the successful candidate will have a current knowledge and experience of cancer pathways, end of life care and symptom management strategies.
You will possess excellent communication skills and be able to facilitate complex discussions with patients and their families. You will be able to demonstrate high level decision making and have an understanding of managing your own caseload and effective team working. There is a requirement to participate in ongoing teaching and audit programmes.
Essential Requirements –
- Registered nurse
- Relevant clinical experience
- Post registration education in specialist field
- Educated at a minimum of graduate certificate (honours degree) level in an appropriate subject (relevant to speciality of care), although a post graduate certificate is recommended.
Consideration to applications as training post will be under annex 21 will be considered.
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 www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
Contact for further information – Morven Kellet, Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative care, Tel: 01324 566324.or Susan Davidson Clinical Nurse Manager/Oncology department Manager 01324 566301
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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.