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Job reference: 179757
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 11/03/2024
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Falkirk Community Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37
Job posted date: 26/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Community Mental Health Team, Older Adult Services

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The post holder will be based within the Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults (CMHTOA) in Huts 3 & 4, Falkirk Community Hospital.

As part of the Older Adult Community Mental Health Team the post holder will provide specialist mental health assessments and reviews of people who are mainly over 65 years old and living in the community, using appropriate assessments, implementing evidence based clinical interventions and promoting mental health awareness and well-being within the wider community.

The post holder has responsibility for managing their own community- based caseload for people with mental health needs and providing clinical support to the CPN staff nurse and HCSW.

We are seeking a dynamic and forward thinking nurse. Experience working in older adult is essential. Experience working within a community mental health setting would be advantageous.

The post holder will work across the Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership to provide a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary community mental health service to patients and carers in partnership with other agencies.

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

For informal enquiries contact:-

Emma Douglas Team Leader, Falkirk 01324 673823 or   

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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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