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PLEASE NOTE THAT CANDIDATES WHO ARE PRESENTLY UNDERTAKING THE DISTRICT NURSING QUALIFICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POST
A vacancy has arisen for a qualified specialist practitioner within the District nursing service in Falkirk HSCP.
This is a permanent band 6 post as per Agenda for change. The post holder will be required to work across with the Falkirk HSCP area and can be asked to cover other caseloads within the area. Weekend working and variable shift pattern is required on a flexible rotational basis.
The post holder will have a District Nursing qualification (degree or diploma) or be working towards a District nursing qualification and have relevant experience within community nursing.
It is expected if the Advanced Clinical Examination (ACE) or Advanced Nurse Prescribing qualification is not currently held it will be completed in the first year of post.
It is desirable that you have some experience in leading/ managing a team and also in caseload management. You must be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate an ability to work with different professional groups. It is desirable that the successful applicant be able to demonstrate an interest in quality improvement work and change management. They should also have a good awareness of national policies and a willingness to take an active lead in the implementation of these policies locally.
Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.
Informal Enquiries to Claire Russell Team Leader on 07989232075 or Angela Bell, Interim Team Leader on 07717541935.
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
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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.