District Nurse in Training, Band 6
NHS Grampian
5d ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 5 / 6 / 7 Registered Nurse to join the District Nursing Service in Angus. This is a training post, the post holder will be provided with full support to complete the Pg / Dip as part of the Msc in Advancing District Nursing part-time over 2 years through Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, commencing September 2021.

On completion of training you will be expected to take on the role of band 6 District Nurse Team Leader. During training you will be based with the Brechin / Edzell District Nursing team but will integrate with other locality teams across Angus.

The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of service which will involve rotation of shifts / base to ensure provision of service over the 24-hour period over 7 days.

The post-holder should have excellent leadership skills, including managing workload and a skill-mix team of staff. You will be responsible for assessment and delivery of high quality effective, efficient care.

You will be expected to have a wide range of clinical knowledge and skills with evidence of continuous professional development, a commitment to study and good interpersonal and communication skills.

You will work in close partnership with colleagues across Angus to achieve the objectives of the Angus Health & Social Care Partnership Strategic Plan, ensuring an integrated approach to the delivery of compassionate care.

Being an open, honest, approachable and responsible individual with an attitude to support excellent team working will be essential as will understanding how to develop, grow and nurture strong interpersonal relationships.

These will be critical values and qualities which will develop and drive high performance to ensure the delivery of the best care experience possible.

A key objective will be to support the design and delivery of new models and pathways of care within the services.

NHS Tayside and Angus Health & Social Care Partnership is a Values Based Organisation and are both passionate about and committed to the values of NHS Scotland which are :

Dignity and Respect

Openness, Honest and Responsibility

Care and Compassion

At our core we are committed to learning, reflecting, integrating and applying our learning in continual cycles. We have a structured staff review system and offer professional support through our clinical and non clinical networks.

We are committed to regular professional development and in-service training and personal and professional development.

The ability to travel across Angus is essential. Please see job description for further details of the post

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