District Nurse - Community Nursing

Employer
NHS GREATER GLASGOW & CLYDE
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU HOLD A SPECIALIST PRACTICE QUALIFICATION TO APPLY FOR THIS POST

The Community Nursing Out of Hours service operates an open access policy that is available 365-days a year. You will be responsible and accountable for the ongoing management of the District Nursing caseload to ensure the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs of care. As part of your managerial responsibility you will be familiar with and ensure implementation of local, regional and national policies, procedures and guidelines pertinent to all staff within the area of your responsibility in the pursuit of the highest standard of patient care. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the district nursing team and will ensure that the delegation of work to the team takes account of the role, skills and competence of staff and is appropriate to their scope of practice.

You will function as an independent autonomous practitioner by virtue of in-depth knowledge, expertise, proficiency and experience to lead and enable the district nursing team to provide a quality nursing service. You will prepare and/or validate the duty rota, manage the annual leave, sickness/absence and study-leave for team members, organise and support the team to attend staff meetings and clinical and mandatory training.

You will be responsible for ensuring the team practice within the Legal & Ethical framework as established by Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) and National Legislation to ensure the patients' interests and wellbeing are met.

It is essential you are a NMC Registered Nurse with a post registration qualification in District Nursing/ Community Nursing in the Home and relevant post registration experience. Previous experience in a primary care/community setting is also essential.

A current driving license essential.

PVG Scheme Membership/Disclosure Scotland check is required.

This post is primarily to cover the overnight service 2120-0800 over 7 days per week. There is 1x 30 hour posts available.

(Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.

Informal Contact: Linda Peattie, Team Lead, Tel No: 0141 531 6213 / 07766085279

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs .

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

EU Settlement Scheme

EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom.

Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families.

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