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***
1 x Band 6 Community Nursing
Older People’s Community Mental Health Team
North Office, Alderston Road, Haddington, EH41 3PF
Permanent – 37.5 HOURS WEEK
APPLICATIONS INVITED FROM SUITABLY QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH NURSES FOR THE ABOVE POST.
Applicants should have a high professional motivation with the ability to work within the multidisciplinary and multiagency culture with some experience in working either in community or Older people’s mental health. Previous experience including dementia is desirable.
The applicant will have an exciting opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team, working with adults over 65 years who have a wide range of mental health problems, based within East Lothian Community Hospital.
The applicant will work closely with multi agencies, inpatient services and carers to provide a holistic approach to care.
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.
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 Janice Flockhart Team manager 01620 642741/ 642742