Senior Staff Nurse

NHS Scotland ,
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire and Arran


Job Description

Please note this vacancy is only open to current NHS Ayrshire and Arran Staff. In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. You will be required to work collaboratively in a safe, caring and respectful way. We are currently recruiting experienced senior registered nurses to join our committed and evolving team in the Children's Unit. If you are a motivated, team player who enjoys working in a fast paced environment and are keen to learn new skills please consider applying. As a Senior Staff Nurse you will be expected to use your expertise to: * Coordinate Shifts * Complete appraisals of your own teams * Support staff members * Assist the Senior Charge Nurse with managerial roles such as SSTS, Audits etc * Facilitate the learning of other members of the team. * Escalate risk effectively and efficiently The Children's Unit is divided into 3 parts and you will be expected to work across the floor: * 1a Assessment Unit- a 10 bedded unit which see's emergency referrals ,day cases and ward attenders. * 1b Inpatient Ward a-23 bedded children's inpatient ward which treats children and young people with medical and surgical needs. * 1c Outpatient Cllinc " busy outpatient clinical setting that holds various clinics for different specialities. Please note you will also be expected to work in the Paediatric Emergency Department as well. Applications are welcomed from experienced, compassionate and motivated nurse's. Full driving licence required. Hours: 34.5 per week. This is a fixed term secondment opportunity until September 2021. If you would like any further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Fiona Scott by emailing or by telephone on 01563 521133 Ext (25661). Closing Date: 29th June 2020