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Job reference: 136353
Salary: Band 3 (£23,914 - £25,808)
Job closing date: 17/02/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Lochview Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Job posted date: 08/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Loch View

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Vacancies have arisen within Loch View, Learning Disability in-patient service for Band 3 Personal Carers.

The successful candidates will be able to display excellent communication skills, de-escalation skills, observation and reporting skills to assist the registered nursing staff in the delivery of a person-centred therapeutic model of care.  A multidisciplinary approach to care is adopted therefore it is essential that the successful candidate can work as part of a team.

A caring, flexible and enthusiastic approach is essential as well as a genuine interest in working with people with a learning disability who may also have co-morbid mental health problems and who challenge services.   

Previous experience in working with people with a learning disability is desirable.

Informal enquiries –

Senior Charge Nurse Abbie Thomson

Tel. 01324 574332


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

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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.

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