NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.
***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.
Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of psychiatric nursing care to patients/clients both carrying out planned work during the hours of duty and in response to a crisis situation, seeking appropriate assistance from medical and other staff as required. This will include appropriate liaison with other services and the collation/dissemination of appropriate information. As senior nurse the post holder is responsible for the smooth running of the shift and management of the associated workload and workforce.
Post registration experience in acute mental health with experience of assessment of risk
A formal post registration qualification or equivalent experience desirable.
The Intensive Home Treatment Team works between 8am and Midnight 7 days per week. The postholder is therefore expected to work shifts within these hours.
Informal enquiries to Karen Darroch, Team Manager
Tel 0131 285 9600