BC010897 - OOH Weekend District Nurse
Location: Aberdeen City H&SCP AB25 2ZA Grade: Band 6
Category: Nursing & Midwifery Salary: Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)
Contract: Permanent Duration: Permanent
Region: Grampian Hours: 5 & 7.5 hours per week
Job type: NotSpecified Date posted: 18 Dec 2019
Ref: 010897 Closing date: 08 Jan 2020
2 Posts available
City H&SCP Nursing ,Aberdeen City H&SCP
An opportunity has arisen for Band 6 District Nurses to join our Out of Hours Weekend Community Nursing Service within Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership. You will lead a team of Community nurses providing a triage and responder service for citywide unscheduled clinical nursing referrals from GMeds, NHS24 and other professionals, whilst also supporting the Community nursing teams with their delivery of scheduled nursing care.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring prioritisation of symptom control and support for palliative and end of life care, supporting admission avoidance where possible and appropriate.
Candidates must possess a Specialist Practice District Nursing qualification and should evidence current clinical, team management and workload planning experience at Band 6. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential to the role
Car driver/owner required
HOURS: These hours and rota may be subject to change in line with service development
08:00/08:30 -16:30/17:00 (with flexibility) Saturday and Sunday (1 weekend ON 1 weekend OFF) Equates to 7.5 hours weekly
08:00/08:30 -16:30/17:00 (with flexibility) Saturday and Sunday (1 weekend ON: 2 weekends OFF) Equates to 5 hours weekly
LOCATION: Operational Centre, Green Zone, Level 1, Emergency Care Centre, Foresterhill Health Campus.
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NHS Grampian, which is one of the 10 principal Health Boards in Scotland, provides healthcare services to the north-east of the country, covering the local government areas administered by Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Morayshire Councils. We employ around 17,000 staff who deliver our services to half a million people spread across 3,000 square miles of city, town, village and rural communities. We have extremely close links to the University of Aberdeen (with its internationally renowned Medical School and Dental School) and Robert Gordon University. These close links have made us a centre of pioneering medical research in a number of fields.
Aberdeen, as a major Scottish city, is where most of our hospitals are located. Elgin in Moray, is the site of Dr Gray's and the principal General hospital is in the west of Grampian. In addition, there are a further 14 Community Hospitals, situated in each of the main towns.
As an employer, we take great care to ensure that all staff have a safe, happy and professional environment in which to work. Clear policies, covering everything from Dignity at Work to Leave for Domestic, Personal and Family reasons - as well as a comprehensive Occupational Health Service - give our staff confidence and security. We are a listening, caring and people focused organisation. As a diverse and welcoming employer our employment practices are both flexible and family-friendly. In our approach we aim to be innovative and professional. We are proud of our heritage, proud of our area, history and traditions, and proud of the service we provide to the people of North-East Scotland.
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Westholme, Woodend Hospital, Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 6LS