As a major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in new product development, biomedical research and donor services. Our goal is to maintain the highest standards to patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive.
Registered Nurse – Charge Nurse
Agenda for Change Band 6
Full Time: 21 hours per week
Location - Dundee
We are looking for a confident, dynamic, forward thinking nurse who can lead and effectively manage a large team. You will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills. You will be self-motivated, proactive and an innovative individual with the ability to be flexible and react positively to on-going changing demands and priorities.
Knowledge of blood collection processes would be advantageous as you will be required to undertake venepuncture and medical selection duties. You must also be able to demonstrate evidence of ongoing professional development working within the competencies framework.
The position is based in Dundee; travel throughout the region is required at times. You must be flexible, and willing to work variable hours. Hours will include occasional weekends and late evenings.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check.
Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC registration at the time of applying.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
For an informal discussion regarding this posts please contact Shona Reid, Senior Nurse Manager on 01224 812444 or 07964 246898
Further information on NSS is available from: https://www.nss.nhs.scot/how-nss-works/
Closing date for completed applications is 28th October 2021
Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).
NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies