Job role: Lead Nurse Specialist – OPAT.
Job sector: Healthcare.
Job Type: Permanent.
Country: United Kingdom.
Salary: £46,244 – £53,789 per year.
- A minimum of 27 days of annual leave increases with the length of service.
- A minimum of 8 days of public holidays.
- Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme, with life insurance benefits (for more information on the NHS Pension Scheme visit the Scottish Public Pension).
- Paid sick leave increasing with length of service.
- Occupational health services.
- Employee Counselling services.
- Work-life Balance policies and procedures.
About the Job.
The focus for this post holder will be to provide professional assurance and governance about trainee District Nurses as expert clinical practitioner. The post holder will professionally support the continuous development and evolution of all nursing roles across community nursing teams in South Health and Social Care Partnerships. The post holder will support and facilitate the development of preceptorship programs across community nursing roles with particular emphasis on newly qualified registrants and newly qualified District Nurses.
The post holder will provide professional support and guidance specifically to trainee District Nurses and facilitate evidence of competence and skills as a qualified District Nurse. District Nurses are responsible and accountable for the delivery of an accessible, appropriate, high-quality, and effective nursing service to all age groups in the community by working in partnership with patients, care providers, and agencies.
The post holder will support members of the community nursing team to evidence competency and ongoing development in keeping with current pathway development.
Have you always wanted to work with NHS Lanarkshire? Then this might be the opportunity for you to join Team Lanarkshire!
Here at NHS Lanarkshire, we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. Each colleague within the organization plays a key role in how we deliver our healthcare services.
We proudly serve a population of 655,000 across rural and urban communities in both North and South Lanarkshire. NHS Lanarkshire is comprised of Acute Services (which currently provides hospital-based services over 3 main sites), Corporate & Property & Support Services, and North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships which provide integrated primary healthcare and social care services to local communities and surrounding areas.
- Registered Nurse with valid NMC Registration.
- Educated to/working towards/operating at Masters Level.
- Postgraduate expertise within a specialty/area of practice that demonstrates the required breadth of knowledge required to lead safely, effectively, and efficiently.
- Comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the specialty.
- Advanced Specialist knowledge and experience of relevant conditions, pathology, policies, and procedures associated with the speciality/area of practice ensuring that the level of expertise can be utilized to deliver leadership within the speciality.
- Evidence of application of advanced practice skills in specialty and applying clinical judgment.
- Evidence of further developed knowledge and experience in management and/or leadership.
- Further education/evidence of Continuous Professional Development in the area of speciality including study days/courses/post-graduate qualification.
- The post holder will possess excellent teamwork/leadership skills and can motivate and influence others and work using their own initiative.