058168 R2 Specialist Community Nurse Practitioner

NHS Scotland


£33,072 to £40,736 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: 068563

NHS Lothian 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 Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

To undertake the role of a Specialist Community Nurse Practitioner, utilising high levels of decision making and clinical judgment.

Ensure that patient health needs are met through the provision of the management of patient conditions through assessment, treatment and review planning process in partnership with patients and families.

Provide specialist advice to healthcare professionals, other agencies, carers, clients and relatives. The Specialist Community Nurse Practitioner role encompasses that of specialist nurse and educator.

Support the development of the service to improve practice and work collaboratively across healthcare boundaries, implementing and evaluating evidence based standards, guidelines and policies.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Suzanne.brown@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk 

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 

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