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Job reference: 179845
Salary: Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)
Job closing date: 07/03/2024
Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 22/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: ICU

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Exciting opportunities have arisen within the Critical Care Unit in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert.  We are looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic, kind, caring and hard working Registered Nurses who will work as part of a multidisciplinary team. 

The Critical Care Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital is a 19 bedded combined general unit caring for patients requiring Level 2 or Level 3 care.

Previous experience in intensive care and high dependency nursing is essential.  A high level of interpersonal and communication skills are essential.  You must demonstrate an appetite for life long learning and able to provide evidence of your professional development. 

The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Critical Care Consultants, SCN’s, Infection control department, microbiology, and staff in performing a systematic collection of data, analysis and making recommendations for change as appropriate. Providing education to staff to ensure staff development and continuity of the service with a specialist knowledge in critical illness and infection surveillance, thus ensuring the effective care and treatment of patients

The post holder will also provide support to the Critical Care inpatient and outpatient follow up service, and Bereavement Care Service, working closely with the Critical Care Consultants and other staff members. In addition the post holder will ensure critical care unit discharge and hospital outcomes are completed within the national audit system.

By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.  Being flexible to work as the situation and service requires would be an essential aspect of this post.

For informal enquiries please contact Susan Buchanan or Susan Barclay, Senior Charge Nurse, on 01324 567216/567218.

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.

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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