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R1 - Team Leader - Integrated Community Children Nursing Service

Nhs Lanarkshire
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Team Leader - Integrated Community Children Nursing Service

We would welcome applications from individuals who share our passion and commitment, our values and desire to continually develop and improve the service we provide.

The successful candidate will be a registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration, qualified as with a District Nurse Certificate/SPQ Nursing in the Home or equivalent

The post holder will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of an accessible, appropriate, high quality and effective nursing service to all age groups in the community by working in partnership with patients, care providers and other agencies.

The post holder will ensure a person centred approach to care delivery which is safe and effective to ensure and maintain quality strategy.

The post holder will function as an independent autonomous practitioner by virtue of in-depth knowledge, expertise, proficiency and experience to lead and enable the Community Nursing team to provide a quality nursing service.

The post holder will be a clinical expert, be involved in public health activities, be accountable for a caseload over a 24 hour period and be a key member of the Integrated Primary Care team and other multi-disciplinary groups.

In addition the post holder will be responsible and accountable for the leadership and management of the aligned community nursing team and other staff groups where applicable, linking into the management structure of the Locality.

The successful candidate will have;
  • 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
  • The post holder will possess excellent team-working/leadership skills, effective time management skills and have the ability to motivate others and work using own initiative. Processing excellent listening, communication and interpersonal skills and a working knowledge of basic information technology

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Laura Jack , 07929 792104.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please Lesley McBride -

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.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK. This permission is without exception granted by the UK Border Agency. We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category.

Candidates who require a Certificate of Sponsorship can access further information on the UK Border Agencys new points based system that now governs the way individuals from outside the UK can work at
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