Unit Senior Nurse
Netherton House

Job reference: 060589

Location: Netherton House

Job closing date: 29/07/2021

Job posted date: 28/07/2021

Salary: Band 8A (£50,965 - £55,016)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Mental Health

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire

Please Note: There are 2x37.5 hours posts available

Professional and clinical lead for all nursing services, within area of responsibility and designated nursing profession specific lead (i.e. Public Health, Long-term Conditions, Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing) as required across NHS Lanarkshire.

Expert practitioner, providing professional leadership, support and advice within the multi-disciplinary team across NHS Lanarkshire to ensure high standards of nursing care.    

Lead the development and implementation of a programme of clinical audit and research activity within the context of clinical governance.

Contribute to the development and operation of nursing/service strategy across NHS Lanarkshire: the major impact of which will be the increase in quality of patient care and service quality.

Strengthen nursing contribution and professional decision making in the development of nursing and interagency partnerships.

Ensure that National nursing policy and strategy is included in the planning and implementation of service redesign/modernisation including partnership agendas.

Provide advice, support, and contribute to the education of staff, as appropriate, within a ward/ service.

Will have line management responsibility when operating as senior manager on call or as part of an organisational delegated service responsibility.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Karen McCaffrey, Associate Director of Nursing AD,MH on 07786 855394

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lewis Melvin, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754361.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.


The closing date for this job has now passed.