District Nurse- Community Charge Nurse

NHS Scotland ,
Hamilton, Lanarkshire


Job Description

Shift Pattern- 24/7 - Clydesdale Based You will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of an accessible, appropriate, high quality and effective nursing service to all age groups in the community by working in partnership with patients, care providers and other agencies. The post holder will ensure a person centered approach to care delivery which is safe and effective to ensure and maintain quality strategy. To function as an independent autonomous practitioner by virtue of in-depth knowledge, expertise, proficiency and experience to lead and enable the Community nursing team to provide a quality nursing service. To lead/manage and support the Community nursing team, be a clinical expert, be involved in public health activities, be accountable for a caseload over a 24 hour period and be a key member of the Integrated Primary Care team and other multi-disciplinary groups. Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration District Nurse Certificate/SPQ Nursing in the Home or equivalent Educated to/working towards/operating at Degree Level Post graduate expertise within speciality / area of practice that demonstrates the required breadth of knowledge required to lead safety, effectively and efficiently. Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Gailene Cochrane, Team Leader 03003032445 Option 1 If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lyn Henry, Recruitment Administrator on 01698 377767. Interviewes will be held on 7th July 2020. 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. Applications from candidates who require a Tier 2 Certificate of sponsorship (formerly Work Permits) will only be considered if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for this post. For further information on the UK Border Agency's new points based System which now governs the way individuals from outside the EEA can work in the UK please visit www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk.