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A vacancy has arisen within our Early Evening Service for a registered nurse - (part one of professional register) to work within our District Nursing teams based across NHS Forth Valley.
The successful applicant will work between our day and night services and will be based within of our locality District Nursing teams during the afternoon and then transition into the night service for the early evening period. Shift times will primarily be 1030hrs to 2100hrs but this may be variable and the post holder will require to be flexible with shift patterns. This post also includes weekend working.
To apply for this post it is desirable that you have some experience of nursing in a community setting. It is desirable that you have clinical skills in the areas of wound management, catheter care and palliative care including end of life care. An understanding of Anticipatory Care Planning is desirable. The aim of the post is to focus on prevention, anticipation and supported self management to enable everyone to live longer, healthier lives at home or in a homely setting. NHS Forth Valley are supportive of lifelong learning. Training will also be provided during induction to the successful applicants.
It is essential that you are a good communicator and show that you work well within a team and also are able to function autonomously using your skills and initiative.
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.
Informal enquiries to Claire Russell, Team Leader, 07989232075.
The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.
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.