District Nurse

Posted 8 September by NHS National Services Scotland

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of our District Nursing Teams within NHS Lanarkshire. We currently have vacancies across both of our Health & Social Care Partnerships (North & South).


Our North Health & Social Care Partnership covers - Airdrie, Bellshill/Viewpark, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Kilsyth, Motherwell, Shotts & Wishaw.


Our South Health & Social Care Partnership covers - Abbington, Biggar, Blantyre, Camglen (Cambuslang & Rutherglen), Carluke, Carnwarth, Carstairs, Douglas, East Kilbride, Forth, Hamilton, Lanark, Leadhills, Lesmahagow & Strathaven.


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 centered 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 lead/manage and support the Community nursing team, 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.


Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.


Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by -


Marie McCardie, Senior Nurse (North H&SCP) onext 5809


or


Christine Paterson, Senior Nurse (South H&SCP) on


If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Bradlay Lang, Recruitment Administrator onor


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.


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