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Lead Practice Nurse

Posted 5 February by NHS Forth Valley Featured Ended
We are happy to invite applications from experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Practice Nurses. This post provides an essential link between Practice Nurses working across Forth Valley, the Community Service Directorate and the Nursing Directorate. The role will support Practice Nurses working in both independent contractor and NHS run practices.

The successful candidate will represent Forth Valley at national Practice Nursing forums and ensure Practice Nurses within Forth Valley’s views are represented. They will provide guidance on how best to support and develop the Practice Nursing workforce and will also work closely with District Nursing Clinical Nurse Managers to promote care standards, governance, shared learning and education.

Flexibility will be required to enable the successful candidate to balance Practice Nurse responsibilities and attend meetings where dates and times vary. Flexibility should be discussed by candidates with their current practice prior to interview.

Informal enquiries to: Lesley Thomson, Head of Nursing on Telor email:

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

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.
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.

Closing date: Wednesday, 14th February 2018 at 12 noon.

Reference: 34394107

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