In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe caring and respectful way.
A vacancy has arisen within South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership for a District Nursing Sister/Charge Nurse to provide nurse leadership for daily operational issues providing co-ordination and appropriate responses to workload ensuring safe service delivery and caseload management.
You will have experience of working as a community staff nurse and evidence of relevant professional development and education towards or at first degree level District Nursing Specialist qualification is desirable however willingness to undertake this qualification in future is essential.
You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to support the clinical team leader to lead a district nursing team working in partnership with individuals formal and informal carers and other services to promote the concept of self-care and patient-led care. You will have the skills to effectively collaborate across a multi-agency and multi-professional context facilitating integration within SAHSCP ensuring person centred care is co-ordinated and anticipated.
Informal enquiries are welcomed by Lisa McAlpine Service Manager on .
Closing Date: Wednesday 17 January 2018
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