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Nursing Officer, Fixed Term or Secondment Opportunity

3 July 2019

Nursing Officer

£50,958 - £56,620 per annum (pay award pending)

12 months fixed term post or secondment opportunity


We protect and promote the human rights of people with mental health problems, learning disabilities, dementia and related conditions.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced nursing practitioner to join our team. Your role will require you to have direct contact with service users, their relatives and carers in respect of their concerns about their mental health and/or the care and treatment they receive. You will also be required to carry out investigation work and deal with casework pertaining to your allocated area. While the role is based in Edinburgh, you will be attached to a team covering a particular geographical area of Scotland and will be required to visit services across the whole of Scotland. You must be qualified as an RMN or RNLD and have experience of operating at senior practitioner level. You must be able to communicate effectively with service users, carers, advocates and service providers and have exceptional influencing skills.

We offer a comprehensive range of HR policies including policies to help balance commitments at work and home and flexible working arrangements.

For more information on applying, please phone 0131 313 8783/8772.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy, please contact Claire Lamza, Nursing Officer, by telephoning 0131 313 8777.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm, Friday 26 July 2019 with a provisional interview date of Tuesday 13 August 2019. Interviews will take place in Edinburgh.

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