District Nurse

Posted 6 days ago by NHS Forth Valley

A vacancy has arisen for a qualified specialist practitioner within the District nursing service in Falkirk Community Health Partnership.

This is a band 6 post as per agenda for change and the contracted hours are 30 hours per week. The post holder will be required to be based at Carronbank Health Centre, Denny although can be asked to cover other caseloads within the area should this be required. Weekend working and variable shift pattern is required on a flexible rotational basis.

The post holder will have a District Nursing qualification (degree or diploma) or be working towards a District nursing qualification and have relevant experience within community nursing.

It is desirable that you have some experience in leading/ managing a team and also in caseload management. You must be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate an ability to work with different professional groups. It is desirable that the successful applicant be able to demonstrate an interest in quality improvement work and change management. They should also have a good awareness of national policies and a willingness to take an active lead in the implementation of these policies locally.

Ability and willingness to travel throughout the area of service delivery is essential for this post.

Informal Enquiries to Margaret Ferguson, Team Leader on Tel noThe 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
Closing Date: Monday, 28th January 2019 at 12 noon.

Application forms and job descriptions are available on the NHS Forth Valley Intranet site or by visiting Alternatively by quoting relevant post title and reference number and e-mailing or by telephoning the recruitment answerline on.

Please note, if we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the post closing, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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

NHS Forth Valley Board aims to improve health and healthcare for the people of Forth Valley. In recent years we celebrated the opening of the new Forth Valley Royal Hospital and we are now embarking on a new and exciting chapter of quality improvement as we continue to design and deliver healthcare services fit for the future, with the launch of our new Healthcare Strategy.

For further information on NHS Forth Valley please visit our website where you will find copies of our Healthcare Strategy and Annual Review.

Reference: 37026212

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