Deputy Charge Nurse - Bellfield Centre

NHS Forth Valley

Deputy Charge Nurse - Bellfield Centre

Band 6 (£37,831 - £46,100)

NHS Forth Valley, Stirling

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 4 days ago, 10 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

      Fixed Term or Secondment Opportunity* for 3 months to cover substantive post holders Secondment leave.

*Secondment Opportunity Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager.  The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Clackmannan & Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership in the Care of the Elderly, Wallace Suite, Bellfield Centre, Stirling for a suitably qualified registered nurse for the post of Deputy Charge Nurse/ Senior Registered Nurse.

The working environment is within the Stirling Health and Social Care Village in the Bellfield Centre working in an integrated setting with all partners.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, kind, caring and hard working experienced Registered Nurse who has vision and can demonstrate high standards to care. The delivery of holistic, person-centred care is paramount. Your ability to problem-solve and think on your feet is vital.  Experience of regularly assuming charge of your clinical area is essential as is evidence of leadership skills and evidence of an appetite for lifelong learning with a focus in continuous quality improvement to ensure patient safety.

As part of the multidisciplinary team the post holder will have responsibility for assessment, delivery, and supervision of care needs, supporting the clinical standards within the ward environment, to ensure that Quality Standards and Key Performance Indicators are met.   You must be a team player and share the values of the Partnership.

Experience of working as a band 5 / band 6 is desirable.  Experience in elderly care and rehabilitation is essentialYou will be expected to work a flexible work pattern. 

The successful candidate will provide management support to the Senior Charge Nurse, in the delivery of the day to day management of the Wallace suite as well as the delivery of the needs of service and organisation for patients in our care.  The role includes deputising for the Senior Charge Nurse in her absence. 

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 www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

For informal enquiries please call SCN Kathryn Ramsay .

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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 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland 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 Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.