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Job reference: 152232
Salary: Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)
Job closing date: 22/06/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Up to 37.5
Job posted date: 08/06/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Ward A11

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within Forth Valley Royal Hospital, based at Larbert.  

Ward A11 has an exciting opportunity to develop and improve the journey of patients who attend the acute receiving areas of the hospital who have complex discharging needs. This post would be ideally suited to a highly motivated nurse, who has interest in multidisciplinary working that can manage the complexities attached to patients’ care including effective discharge planning skills.

As part of a multidisciplinary team, including nursing, AHP staff, psychiatric liaison, consultants, discharge coordinators, community teams and integrated social services the post holder will have responsibility for assessment, care planning and coordination of the patients to expedite early intervention and planning of discharge.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and have an extensive networking knowledge of staff and services across acute care and health and social care partnerships. 

A genuine interest and clinical knowledge of complex discharge planning is essential. You will be expected to work a flexible work pattern.

For informal enquiries: Carol Lamb, Senior Charge Nurse on Tel: 01324 567273.

We have various positions available, up to 37.5 hours per week available.  Consideration will be given for part time hours.

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.

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