STAFF NURSE 1ST LEVEL

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
PLANNED CARE DIRECTORATE - ENT/SURGICAL SHORT STAY UNITS
STAFF NURSE (1ST LEVEL)
REF NO: HH620/04/19EBL
SALARY: £24,670 - £30,742 PRO RATA
BAND 5 - HOURS: VARIOUS - DAY/NIGHT DUTY

We are currently seeking to recruit two band 5 staff nurses to join our team, in our Ear, Nose and Throat and Surgical Short Stay integrated Unit. The unit is a 24/7 ward, which consists of 20 inpatient beds, as well as outpatient clinics Monday to Friday in Victoria Hospital and Queen Margaret Hospital.

The ENT/SSSU are busy unit, with a high volume of patients, this will be an exciting opportunity to be part of our team.

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

We are looking for candidates, who have excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can embrace change and deliver excellent patient centred care always.
Experience or an interest in delivering care to patients with tracheostomies or laryngectomies would be welcomed
You should be able to work well under pressure and be able to cope with the constant demands of a busy ward environment, as well as our outpatient department. Extended clinical skills would be desirable. i.e. be proficient in Venepuncture, cannulation and IV antibiotics.
Clinical supervision will be available to successful candidates.
This post will require you to rotate through core shifts, twelve hour shifts, night shifts, as well as working a variety of shift patterns to meet the needs of our excellent service.
Experience in acute nursing is desirable.

Informal enquiries to Andrea McFarlane Senior Charge Nurse onext 24303, Lynn McMahon Charge Nurse ext 24303 or Siobhan McIlroy Clinical Nurse Manager ext 20937.

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 e-mailed 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 23RD APRIL 2019

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