Job Description

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is one of the largest healthcare systems in the UK employing around 40,000 staff in a wide range of clinical and non-clinical professions and job roles. We deliver acute hospital, primary, community and mental health care services to a population of over 1.15 million and a wider population of 2.2 million when our regional and national services are included.

This is a permanent 22.5 hour post shift pattern TBC

(Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours.

An exciting opportunity has a arisen for the post of School Nurse Team Leader in Glasgow City HSCP.

You can expect to work in a strengths based, solution focused, forward thinking organisation, providing excellent development opportunities for the right candidate. This post holder would provide line management of the North East School Nurse team in Glasgow City HSCP.

This post is part of a team of Team Leaders who provide peer support and promote collaborative working.

The post holder will be responsible for operational management and professional leadership of their Child & Family Health Team within a geographical area of the HSCP’s. The post holder will effectively manage the deployment of team resources within the area to provide an efficient service which complements the overall Children and Family service within the area.

The post holder has change management, staff development (via Turas PDPs), local health & safety and clinical risk management responsibilities.  The post holder may also undertake clinical work when required to support the effective functioning of the team.

The post holder will actively contribute to clinical / care governance activity in collaboration with other members of the multi-agency, multi-disciplinary teams within Children & Family Services and at National level where appropriate.

The post holder as a senior member of the local management team will be expected to deputise in the absence of the Service manager where appropriate and provide cross cover to other Team Leaders, to ensure effective and efficient service delivery.

First level registered nurse with a currently valid registration with the Nursing and Midwifery     Council.

Post registration qualification in Health Visiting/Public Health Nursing

Relevant post registration experience as a PHN/Health Visitor/School Nurse

Educated to degree level or equivalent level of experience

Working knowledge of relevant legislation in relation to Child Protection, Children’s Act, Police Act  and Vulnerable adults

Evidence of continuing professional development

Excellent communication skills – written & verbal

Leadership & management  qualifications or experience

Skills to plan and organise complex activities, programmes, projects and implementation of change.

Problem solving skills

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Ability to work to challenging deadlines

IT Skills – word processing/ PowerPoint /email/internet/intranet


Car Driver desirable

Informal Contact Emma Smith ; Children’s Service Manager email or phone 0141 211 6144

​​​​​​​Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, NHSGGC has pledged its commitment to being a Forces Friendly Employer. We support applications from across the Armed Forces Community, recognising military skills, experience and qualifications during the recruitment and selection process.

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