DISTRICT CHARGE NURSE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Leven
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
EAST DIVISION
LEVENMOUTH
DISTRICT CHARGE NURSE
REF NO: ED314/12/17LB
SALARY: £26,830 - £35,933
BAND 6 - HOURS: 37.5

An opportunity has arisen for a District Charge Nurse to join the community nursing teams in the Levenmouth area.

You will take responsibility for facilitating and providing clinical leadership and ensuring the delivery of high quality nursing care for a patient caseload and the line management of the District Nurse team. Excellent time management and organisational skills along with a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise workload are required to enable patients to remain as independent as possible in their home.

You should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be committed to team working and ongoing professional development.

Community experience is essential and you must possess a Specialist Qualification in Community Nursing in the Home / District Nursing, District Nursing qualification, or expect to graduate with a Specialist Qualification in Community Nursing in the Home / District Nursing within the next 6 months.

You will work a combination of shift patterns including weekends, to meet the needs of the service. The post will be based in the Levenmouth area; however the post holder may be required to work in other areas in the East Division if required.

An ability to travel independently within the area is essential.

Please note: All interview letters are now being sent by e-mail. Please ensure you include the correct e-mail address on your application and check your e-mail regularly including your spam folder.

For informal enquiries, please Dawn Thomson, District Nursing Team Leader Kennoway Health Centreor.

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.

Our email address is

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