Job Description

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Community Children’s Nurse to join our dynamic Children and Families Health Team based in Oban
Base negotiable if required and can be based in either Oban or Mid Argyll area.
Candidates for this post must hold a Registered Sick Children’s Nurse qualification and have significant  post registration experience. Previous community experience desirable.
The post holder will be expected to act as an autonomous practitioner in delivering and facilitating high quality nursing care to children and young people with acute/chronic/complex health needs in the community.

In addition you will act as key worker for children and young people identified through the Public Health Nursing Service and Child Health or as a Lead Professional through interagency joint child planning.
You must be able to prioritise workload and work unsupervised using your own initiative.
A knowledge of the principles of Getting it Right for Every Child is desirable.
You must be a car owner and hold a current driving licence.
Informal enquiries welcomed by Linda Skrastin Child Health Manager

Tel: 01436 635157


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