We are seeking to recruit a Nursery Nurse to work within the Children and Families team in Helensburgh and Lomond area. The post is for a fixed term period to cover a secondment. The post...

We are seeking to recruit a Nursery Nurse  to work within the Children and Families team in Helensburgh and Lomond area.
The post is for a fixed term period to cover a secondment. The post is a part time position and  worked over 3 days.
The postholder will provide Nursery Nurse support on child development and respond to individual and family needs in a variety of settings. Postholder will require to meet the physical, social and developmental health needs of children and their families as identified by individual family health plans .

  • The post requires the following qualifications - SVQ3 in Health & Social Care,  NNEB or HNC in Childcare and a minimum of 2 years experience in a childcare setting.
  • Sound knowledge of child development and a good  level of literacy & numeracy.
  • You must be able to work with children with ability & willingness to undertake further formal study.
  • You should have knowledge  of GIRFEC.
  • In addition you will be required to work on your own initiative  and work well as part of a team.
  • IT skills  are required– e-mail, basic word processing, ability to search inter and intranet
  • In addition you should have a good level of physical health and stamina, large and fine motor fitness and dexterity
  • Car driver essential for this post and a car owner advantageous.

Informal enquiries to Linda Skrastin Child Health Manager.
01436 635157

NHS Scotland 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 Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

As a board we strive to ensure the environment is conducive to nurturing a positive culture, supported and delivered through our NHS and Social Care values.

Care and compassion

Dignity and respect

Openness, honesty and responsibility

Quality and teamwork

NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board. 

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