Travel Health Nurse Specialist or Pharmacist

Healthlink 360

Travel Health Nurse Specialist or Pharmacist

Salary Not Specified

Healthlink 360, Whitecraig, East Lothian

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 30 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 3541363eb5b546c3a5b95f851b3c6eb1

Full Job Description

Are you interested in travel health medicine? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills in a friendly small team environment, where you can give more time to each individual client? Would you like to join Scotland s leading provider of medical, psychological and travel health support and contribute to the preventative health care of those committed to making a positive difference in the world and travelling overseas for work or leisure? If so, this may be an ideal opportunity for you! We re looking to grow our travel clinic team and are open to applications from candidates interested to work a regular day per week (ideally 7.5 hours per week, to be worked Fridays), or candidates who are available to provide occasional cover on a sessional (no fixed hours) basis. About HealthLink360 Founded in 1983, HealthLink360 is a Scottish charity and Scotland s leading provider of medical, psychological and travel health support to mission and aid agency workers and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments; as well as those who work within the UK. Delivered with care and empathy, we provide health and resilience support at every stage of an individual s mission, journey or assignment and our vision is for a flourishing and effective global caring community who are making a positive difference in the world. Complementing our medical and psychological services, our travel clinic is based at Carberry near Edinburgh and is open 3 days per week (currently Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday). Regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, we provide individual tailored travel health consultations, travel health advice and vaccinations to clients travelling for both work and leisure. Our clients consist of mission and humanitarian agencies and their personnel, GAP year organisations, those in church leadership, families, young people as well as members of the general public. You can read more about us on our website at healthlink360.org About the role We are looking for a registered nurse or pharmacist to join our team. The role, which is based in our Carberry travel clinic will see you meeting with clients to provide comprehensive travel health consultations contextualised to their needs and travel plans. You will provide them with the necessary information to enable them to make an informed decision regarding travel health treatments and preventative measures. You ll deliver risk assessment information,and will issue vaccinations and appropriate medications following agreed protocols, patient group or patient specific directions. You will maintain clear and accurate clinical records according to written protocols. Reporting to the Medical Lead, you will increase learning and expertise within the field through a range of learning activities and opportunities and will contribute to HealthLink360 s continued good practice across all aspects of our travel clinic, including pharmacy compliance, vaccines management. Authorised to practise in the UK, as either a Registered Nurse with current NMC registration or as a Pharmacist with current GPhC registration, you will bring relevant experience to support your interest in travel health medicine. A job description and person specification are available via: healthlink360.org/vacancies Why work at HealthLink360? We offer a friendly working environment, a competitive level of pay (from circa 35,000 full time equivalent according to skills and experience) and an interesting and varied role. As necessary, we ll ask you to complete a Travel Health Education training via TREC (funded by us) prior to starting the role. You ll join a small but dedicated team and a not for profit organisation with a clear ethos and over 40 years experience. We are situated in the beautiful grounds of Carberry Tower just outside Musselburgh, Edinburgh (so own transport is necessary)., None specified

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Caring for those who care for others globally Founded as a charity in 1983, HealthLink360 is Scotland's leading provider of support to aid agency workers, medical relief teams, volunteers and missionaries who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments. Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our Travel Clinic just outside Edinburgh, and online.