Job reference: 178943
Salary: Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)
Job closing date: 26/02/2024
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Camelon Clinic
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 12/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Falkirk District Nursing Services

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Fixed term or Secondment Opportunity* until 20th November 2024 to improve service delivery.

*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.

A vacancy has arisen for a Registered Nurse – (part one of professional register) to work within the District Nursing teams based within Falkirk Health and Social care Partnership.   This post is primarily based within the Camelon District Nursing Team based in Camelon HC.

This is a community nursing post which includes flexibility in shift patterns including weekends and public holidays.

To apply for this post it is desirable that you have some experience of nursing in a community setting.  It is desirable that you have clinical skills in the areas of wound management, catheter care and palliative care including end of life care.  An understanding of Anticipatory Care Planning is desirable. The aim of the post is to focus on prevention, anticipation and supported self management to enable everyone to live longer, healthier lives at home or in a homely setting.  NHS Forth Valley are supportive of lifelong learning. Training will also be provided during induction to the successful applicants.

It is essential that you are a good communicator and show that you work well within a team and also are able to function autonomously using your skills and initiative.

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

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

Informal enquiries to Claire Russell 07989232075, Angela Bell 07717541935 or Lynnette Clark 07890510106.

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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