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Job reference: 136430
Salary: Band 8A (£53,513 - £57,767)
Job closing date: 16/02/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Stirling Community Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 03/02/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Health Visiting

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The Women & Children & Sexual Health Directorate are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Clinical Nurse Manager for the Health Visiting Service in NHS Forth Valley  The successful candidate will be responsible for visible and effective leadership and service development of the service across the three local authority areas that comprise NHS Forth Valley. Acting as a role model, the individual is expected to motivate staff to provide high standards of care.​​​​​​​

The Clinical Nurse Manager has operational responsibility for providing clinical, managerial and professional leadership in the running of the service and influencing the future service delivery and strategy. You will be responsible for service provision, including the delivery of safe and effective person-centred health visiting practice, ensuring that all local and national guidelines and targets are adhered to, met and adapted for local implementation, within relevant areas

​​​​​​​This post requires a dedicated clinical leader that has extensive experience at AfC Band 7. The successful candidate will be a registered health visitor and is required to have experience of service development with evidence of continued professional development and education. The Clinical Nurse Manager will be a key member of the Universal Services Leadership Team and will work closely with and directly manage a team of Health Visiting Team Leaders, lead in the appraisal and setting of their personal development plans- including ensuring access to CPD, and individual performance management and implementation of revalidation processes.

This post will report directly to the Service Manager for Universal Children’s Services but will also maintain close links and working relationships with other Department Managers, eg Child Protection, and also partnership and third sector organisations.

Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

Informal Enquiries to: Julie Whitcombe, Service Manager, Universal Children’s Services, 07795 207290 or                                                           

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

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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