SENIOR NURSE - CHILD PROTECTION

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Kirkcaldy, Fife
Salary
32013 - 42205
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
PLANNED CARE DIRECTORATE - CHILDREN’S UNIT
SENIOR NURSE – CHILD PROTECTION
REF NO: HH680/01/18EBL
SALARY: £32,013 - £42,205
BAND 7 - HOURS: 37.5

Due to the promotion of the previous post holder an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Nurse – Child Protection to join NHS Fife Acute Services.

You should have significant experience of working with children, young people and their families, as well as an high level knowledge of child protection, legislation and policies. You should have excellent communication and organisational skills and have the ability to work within a team and autonomously.

In this post you will be actively involved in the support of staff and coordination of Child Protection cases across Acute services, focusing in particular around Children’s Services and the Emergency Department. Experience of working within Children’s Services is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity as we are developing our Child Protection Service to support colleagues within the Acute service. You will be welcomed into our friendly, dynamic and multidisciplinary team.

A post registration qualification in Child Protection or evidence of working towards this along with previous experience of facilitating clinical supervision is desirable to fulfil the requirements of this post.

This post can be considered for job share and the hours of work can also be considered to accommodate flexible working

For informal enquiries please contact Cicilie Rainey, Child Protection Lead Nurse onext 21238 and Aileen Lawrie, Head of Midwifery on ext 20022.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 24TH APRIL 2018

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