KG176955 - Staff Nurse- Forensic Acute

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Location – Forensic Acute, Blair Unit, Royal Cornhill Hospital Post – Staff Nurse, Band 5, Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Forensic Acute Ward of Royal Cornhill...

Location – Forensic Acute, Blair Unit, Royal Cornhill Hospital

Post – Staff Nurse, Band 5, Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Forensic Acute Ward of Royal Cornhill Hospital for an enthusiastic registered mental health nurse who is keen to enhance/develop their clinical skills in this specialist environment.

The post holder will contribute to providing high quality evidence-based care and support to clients who experience a diverse range of mental health issues within the Acute and Forensic Services. The post holder will, provide care through a progressive patient focused approach, within a therapeutic environment and underpinned by risk assessment and management that will maximise the individual’s potential. 
As a pivotal member of the team you should possess good interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), have a good understanding of current drivers and legislation.  Forensic Acute is a dynamic environment and the ideal candidate should be motivated to work as a member of the team supporting a positive and therapeutic culture focused on the needs of the patient group. 

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.

For additional information about this exciting opportunity please contact: Senior Charge Nurse, Lorna Gordon lorna.gordon1@nhs.scot or contact the ward on 01224557224


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