The Integrated Community Support Team will provide a coordinated approach to delivering accessible, appropriate, high quality and effective health and social care to people within the community, working with other partner agencies towards the Scottish Governments 2020 vision, Shifting the Balance of Care and the National Delivery Plan for Allied Health Professionals.
Whilst this is position is prominently based in Hamilton Locality, other areas will require cover as and when required including Larkhall etc.
The shift pattern will consist of working Monday - Friday, with occasional backshift and weekends.
The post holder will:
Undertake operational management lead for the multi-disciplinary team, in collaboration with other partner agencies, i.e. primary care, social care, acute care, third sector and independent providers.
Be accountable for the 24 hour delivery of this service.
Contribute to the ongoing service design, development, implementation and evaluation of the Service.
Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration or Registered Allied Health Professional with valid HCPC registration
If nurse : District Nurse Certificate/SPQ Nursing in the Home or equivalent
Educated to/working towards/operating at Degree Level
Post graduate expertise within speciality / area of practice that demonstrates the required breadth of knowledge required to lead safety, effectively and efficiently.
Comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the speciality / area of practice.
Specialist knowledge and experience of relevant conditions, pathology, policies and procedures associated with the speciality/area of practice ensuring that the level of expertise can be utilised to deliver leadership within speciality / area of practice.
Management qualification or equivalent gained through experience and continuous professional development
Further education/evidence of Continuous Professional Development in area of speciality including study days/courses/post graduate qualification
Possess excellent team-working/leadership skills and have the ability to motivate others and work using own initiative
Excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills.
Effective time management skills
Working knowledge of basic information technology
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Stewart Marshall on 07500813846
If you have any queries regarding the application or recruitment process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.
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