STAFF NURSES

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Fife
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NHS FIFE
PLANNED CARE DIRECTORATE
WARD 31 - VICTORIA HOSPITAL
STAFF NURSES
REF NO: HH670/12/17JE
SALARY: £22,440 - £29,034 PRO RATA
BAND 5 – HOURS: VARIOUS

We are currently looking to recruit band 5 nurses to join our team. We have developed our ward to become the first dedicated fracture neck of femur ward in Scotland. This will be an exciting opportunity to be part of this new initiative.

Ward 31 is a 23 bedded ward. We are a very busy ward with a predominately high number of frail elderly patients, some of which suffer from delirium or dementia. Many of these patients suffer from acute medical issues.

You will be joining a well motivated and dynamic multi-disciplinary team who strive to deliver the highest level of care possible.

Candidates should be enthusiastic, dynamic and self motivated. Previous orthopaedic experience would be advantageous. Candidates with experience or an interest in delivering patient centred care to patients with dementia would also be an advantage. You should be able to work well under pressure and be able to cope with the constant demands of a busy ward environment. Extended clinical skills would be desirable. I.e. be proficient in Venepuncture, Cannulation, Male/Female catheterisation, ECG skills, Syringe Drivers, IV Antibiotics.

We are looking for candidates who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, who can embrace change and deliver excellent patient centred care always.

Clinical supervision will be available to successful candidates.

This post will require you to rotate through day shift, night shift, twilight hours and work a variety of shifts patterns to meet the needs of the service.

For informal enquiries please contact Karen Peacock, Senior Charge Nurse onext 29777, Ward 31. Please call between 2 – 3pm only.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

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We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 9TH JANUARY 2018