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Team Leader

NHS Forth Valley
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17 Apr 2021

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A vacancy has arisen within NHS Forth Valley's Community Alcohol and Drug Service for a Band 7 Team Leader within Stirling/Clackmannanshire, based at St Ninians Health Centre, Stirling.

The post holder must be 1St level Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) trained to degree level, with post qualification training in relevant areas of speciality. It would be desirable to have a qualification in leadership and operational development or have a willingness to undertake this training. The post holder will provide clinical expertise, leadership and supervision to nursing staff engaged in the delivery of evidence-based, effective, specialist interventions to those with substance use problems.

The Team Leader will support the Clinical Department Manager in service development. They will also deputise for the Clinical Department Manager in their absence, including attending and chairing meetings where required. The postholder will be responsible for clinical governance and implementing evidence-based practice.

The Team Leader will implement and support the principles of the recovery model of care and treatment for those with people with drug/alcohol related issues. This involves the provision of formal, structured supervision to each member of the nursing team to ensure patients in treatment are progressing along the recovery pathway and receiving the appropriate clinical interventions.

The substance use services promote the recovery model and work to an integrated model of care in conjunction with partner agencies. Good interpersonal skills and experience of team working is an essential requirement for this post.

Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is also essential for this post.

Informal enquiries to Ann Milne, Clinical Department Manager Tel: 01786 468282 or 01324 673669.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments, we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.
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