Senior Charge Nurse
PLEASE ENSURE YOU READ THE ADVERT AND POST INFORMATION IN THE JOB PACK (LINK BELOW) BEFORE APPLYING 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. As a Senior Charge Nurse you will work within Learning Disabilities in the Inpatient Assessment and Treatment unit (ward). You will initially be based at Arrol Park Resource Centre Doonfoot Road Ayr. Transferring to Ward 7A Woodland View Ayrshire Central Hospital Irvine (proposed timescale for transfer is September 2019). You must be a first level Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with relevant post registration experience of working in a managerial/supervisory role. You must be educated to degree level and/or have evidence of continual professional development in areas pertinent to this post. It is essential you will be able to provide clinical leadership and 24 hour managerial responsibility to the nursing team. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to develop relationships at all levels. You must be able to demonstrate you have highly developed assessment and intervention skills and have a working knowledge of person centred care and positive behaviour support. An understanding of current policy and how it affects learning disability service and the role of nursing is required. Car owner/driver essential. Hours of duty: 37.5 hours a week office hours with flexibility to working pattern when required to suit needs of service. For an informal discussion or additional information please contact Marion Gilchrist Interim Service Manager/Senior Nurse on. Closing date: 28 June 2019 We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.