Inverclyde sits at the mouth of the River Clyde with views across the water to the Trossachs, Argyll and the islands. It offers a broad range of sports and leisure facilities, both indoors and outdoors, a great variety of arts and culture activities and many wide open spaces to enjoy and explore.
With a strong sense of community and well established partnerships across multiple agencies and third sector services Inverclyde offers a welcoming, friendly and supportive working environment. Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership along with Inverclyde Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde proudly deliver health and social care services to the people of Inverclyde.
Within Inverclyde Mental Health Services and Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services are evolving and developing in order to meet present and future population health needs. As part of these innovative developments a team of Mental Health Advanced Nurse Practitioners is being established. This team will support the medical roster and provide on call cover to inpatient services over a 24hr period. It will be involved in leading and developing mental health nursing practice across both inpatient and community settings. The Mental Health Lead ANP will also have a role in overseeing and supporting the development of ANP roles within Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services.
The Mental Health Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner must have an expert knowledge base and high level of clinical competence along with strong leadership capabilities. The role requires an ability to manage competing demands and work under pressure. The Mental Health Lead ANP will be responsible for ensuring safe and effective care is delivered by the ANP team at all times. With the support of professional nurse leads and nurse consultants the Mental Health Lead ANP will be instrumental in establishing and ensuring the success of the team.
If you have excellent leadership skills, experience working as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and a passion for service improvement this post offers an exciting opportunity to showcase your talents and lead on an innovative new development. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of delivering exceptional patient care, building strong working relationships, collaborating effectively and fostering a positive and nurturing workplace culture. If you are interested in this exciting career development opportunity please see contact details below.
The shift pattern is; Rotating roster over seven day covering full 24hr period
Caroline Fitzharris, Inpatient Services Manager email Caroline.Fitzharris@ggc.scot.nhs.uk or
Gillian Neal, Mental Health Programme Manager email Gillian.Neal@Inverclyde.gov.uk
Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.
(Please note the salary is Pro Rata