NHS Fife
£20,000 - £24,999
24 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY ACUTE MEDICINE OF THE ELDERLY - WARD 4 STAFF NURSES REF NO: HH464/01/19JE SALARY: £24,670 - £30,742 PRO RATA BAND 5 - HOURS: VARIOUS We are currently recruiting Nurses to (Complex Discharge Ward) - Acute Medicine of the Elderly in Victoria Hospital. We are looking for nurses who wish to develop skills in Medicine of the Elderly as well as nurses who are experienced in this specialty. With the increasing number of frail older people in the population, there is an innovative frailty assessment in place at the front door point of admission which helps to identify appropriate acute admissions into Acute Medicine of the elderly wards. The experience available to you in Medicine of the Elderly will enable you to develop a range of skills which will be transferrable to many care settings and other inpatient specialties. It is a developing specialty which offers the opportunity to nurse patients with complex conditions and acute delirium which can be challenging but highly rewarding. You will be joining a well motivated and dynamic multi-disciplinary team who strive to deliver the highest level of care. Applicants must have acute hospital experience and should be enthusiastic, dynamic and self motivated with a real interest in acute Medicine of the Elderly with caring for the elderly population of Fife. We are looking for good team players with excellent written and oral communication. There are permanent full time and part time positions available For informal enquiries please contact Senior Charge Nurse Carole Arnottext 20158 or Charge Nurse Rona Young ext 23305 A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment. NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK. Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number. Our email address is We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt. We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis. CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 25TH JUNE 2019

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