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Job reference: 165007
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 11/10/2023
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Camelon Clinic
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 27/09/2023
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Falkirk Learning Disability Team

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Fixed term/Secondment opportunity for 2 years to cover substantive post holders secondment leave.

*Secondment Opportunity – Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager.  The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a RNLD Band 6 Charge Nurse within Falkirk Learning Disability Team. This post is full time secondment for 2 years at 37.5 hours per week.

The post is based within the Falkirk Learning Disability Team. The post holder will be expected to promote the philosophy of care within the service, display expert nursing skills, be aware of current trends in learning disability nursing and promote innovative practice.  The post holder must be willing to increase their personal knowledge through undertaking continuous professional development and contribute to the personal development of junior staff. The post holder will be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards of care.  The post holder will work in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team, users, carers, families and a range of agencies.

Under the direction of the Senior Charge Nurse the post holder will have delegated responsibility for the management of their own caseload. The post holder will be required to support and supervise junior staff within the nursing team.

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

Informal enquiries – Laura McCann: Senior Charge Nurse. Tel. 01324 590521


 Vicky Garvock: Senior Charge Nurse – FLDT Change Champion    Team. Tel: 01324 590353 E-mail:               

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) and 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.

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